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Strattera vs. Adderall: Comparison

An overwhelming majority of medications used to treat ADHD (attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder) are classified as psychostimulants.  Although psychostimulant drugs tend to have an immediate effect in reducing symptoms of attentional deficits and hyperactive behavior, they have a high potential for abuse.  Furthermore, there is something to be said for the potential that long-term psychostimulant use may …

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Concerta vs. Adderall: Comparison

Concerta is a medication that was approved in August 2000 for the treatment of ADHD (attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder) in children.  Since its initial approval as an ADHD medication for children, it has attained FDA approval for usage in adolescents (2004) and adults (2008) with ADHD.  Although Concerta is technically a newer drug than Adderall, the …

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