Adderall Ritalin, and Xanax are some of the more prevalent drugs that people misuse. Adderall and Ritalin are both very effective at treating AHDH and other issues like narcolepsy. Because Adderall and Ritalin are stimulants, many people take them to increase awareness and many students take them to help study late into the night. It is thought that the effects of Adderall are very similar to the effects of cocaine. User will often crush and snort the pills for an instant effect. Some report a sense of daring and dominance while leaving behind feelings of inadequacy. Taking Adderall and Ritalin even with a prescription can lead to addiction and the trade of alertness with depression during withdrawal is not worth it in the end.
The side effects of Ritalin consist of, addiction, nausea, headaches, dizziness, nervousness, insomnia, skin rashes, appetite loss, vomiting, weight loss, abdominal pain, toxic psychosis, and digestive problems. Users go through severe depression when going through Ritalin withdrawal.
Adderall side effects are, weight loss, increase in blood pressure, irregular heartbeat, and heart rate, constricted blood vessels, and increases in blood sugar levels.
Xanax is used to treat depression and when used for other than what it is prescribed as can be highly addictive. The problem with Xanax abuse is that if the person has asthma then the asthma may be made worse. The same is true for any medical condition when taking Xanax for a high. Xanax side effects include drowsiness, dizziness, low energy, and loss of interest in intimacies. Other less common Xanax side effects are feeling restless, abnormal dreams, stuffy nose, increased production of saliva, problem with menstruation, chronic trouble sleeping, being uncoordinated, nausea and vomiting, and diarrhea. The body adjusts itself when Xanax is used, so the more Xanax is abused, the more the body adjusts and the more a user must take to feel the effects. This is the cruel reality of the addiction for these types of prescription drugs.
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