Because this prescription drug is a type of amphetamine, it has the potential for abuse. It is classified as a controlled substance, which means there are strict rules regarding its sale and use.
Before taking this medication, it is important to review Adderall's safety information carefully. For instance, this medicine may not be safe for people who have certain medical conditions, such as heart problems, seizures, or mental illnesses. Also, Adderall may react with a number of other products, so make sure your healthcare provider knows about any other prescription or nonprescription drugs, vitamins, or supplements you are taking.
(Click Adderall for more information on this medication, including how it works, important safety precautions and warnings, possible side effects, and what to do in cases of overdose.)
Food and Drug Administration, Center for Drug Evaluation and Research. Electronic orange book: approved drug products with therapeutic equivalence evaluations. FDA Web site. Available at: http://www.fda.gov/cder/ob/. Accessed January 9, 2007.
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