Also misuse and abuse of drugs which are illegally produced and sold are increasing at rapid speed among consumers of numerous drugs (Murguia et al., 2007, pp. 122-123). This paper is aimed at describing the misuse and abuse of the drug called Adderall.
Adderall is a salt-based medicine which is used for the curing hyperactivity disorder. This disorder is caused by deficit of attention. The drug is used is for another important medical condition, the narcolepsy. The drug is legally usable in Canada and in United States of America only. The drug is the brand-name of a psychostimulant medication. The drug is “composed of racemic amphetamine aspartate monohydrate, racemic amphetamine sulfate, dextroamphetamine saccharide, and dextroamphetamine sulfate” (Verderber et al., 2011, p. 16). These are all amphetamine salts. The drug is used by the people who suffer from deficit of attention created by hyperactivity disorder and to treat obesity. The drug was first introduced in United States to reduce problems associated with greater work-pressure and greater pressures at schools and at home. Eventually, the popularity of the drug has increased to a significant level and people from every social group and community. People from every profession started to use the drug to reduce the intensity of tension created by hyperactivity disorder. The drug is available in almost all medical stores in the United States of America inspite of the fact that The American Society of Health-System Pharmacists did not recommend the drug to be legally used (Verderber et al., 2011, pp. 15-18).
Adderall works in the system of human body as a process to increase the volume of dopamine and norepinephrine. This works in between synapses in the human brain. The drug affects directly the mesolimbic reward pathway located in the human brain. The drug increases the amount of amphetamine salts in human body which is considered as the high abuse potential to reduce the intensity of the