A few times I've seen posts here about the use of adderall, especially in the threads about staying awake during the analyst years. I was wondering, where do you guys get adderall if you use it? Weird, but serious post btw...
What is Adderall and Where can I get Adderall?
Adderall is a prescription stimulant that is meant to treat attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD). This is used to help people control their activities and increase their attention spans. Adderall can also be used to prevent symptoms of narcolepsy.
Symptoms of Adderall
However, with all medications there are common and severe side effects of Adderall.
Common side effects include:
Serious side effects (if you experience these systems please contact your doctor immediately) include:
- Change in vision
- Chest Pain
- Trouble breathing
Where can I get Adderall?
As with other prescription medication, in order to get a prescription you need to visit your doctor. If you are not over the age of 18, you will need your parents consent (unless you are a liberated minor).
User @FattyPatty, a commercial banking portfolio manager, gives a decent description of how there is a lot of red tape to acquiring adderall:
Not that easy. You'll pay to go to the family doctor who will refer you to psychiatrist for testing (for CYA purposes) and of course that doctor will charge you for the visit. When you go to the psychiatrist you'll
be spending your entire HSA yearly company contribution for the visit which is several hours and even then you might not get the prescription.
Alternatives for Adderall Prescription
As with other prescriptions, there are countless other, healthier, alternatives. Some include:
- Ginkgo Biloba
- Omega-3 Fish Oil
If you have any other recommendations for adderall alternatives or your experience with adderall, please comment below!
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