Adderall

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English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

Brand name.

Noun[edit]

Adderall (countable and uncountable, plural Adderalls)

  1. A psychostimulant medication containing amphetamine and believed to work by increasing the amount of dopamine and norepinephrine in the brain.
    • "Doctors and the media have helped to create the belief that the best way to treat ADD/ADHD is with stimulant medications, such as Ritalin or Adderall". -- Jay Gordon, The ADD and ADHD Cure: The Natural Way to Treat Hyperactivity and Refocus Your Child
  2. A pill or other dose of this medication.
    Pop a couple of Adderalls.

References[edit]

  • "Adderall XR prescribing information" . Shire US. March 2009. Retrieved 2009-06-23.
  • "ADDERALL (CII)" (PDF). FDA. March 2007. Retrieved 2009-06-23.