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Adderall® (amphetamine and dextroamphetamine) is a medication that is often prescribed to treat attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) or narcolepsy. When taken in low doses, Adderall produces a calming effect in people with ADHD. The drug is used at higher, more stimulating doses when used for narcolepsy. Adderall comes in tablet form and is available in seven different strengths. Before taking Adderall, you should talk to your healthcare provider if you have high blood pressure, hyperthyroidism, or glaucoma.
 
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