Shire Pharmaceuticals, the manufacturer of Aderall states the following in terms of the uses, treatments, and symptoms for this medication:
Adderall XR is similar to Adderall except it contains both immediate release and delayed release beads, allowing its effects to last longer. It is a medication that is often used in combination with other medications as a treatment for attention deficit hyperactivity disorder by altering the balance of naturally occurring substances in the human brain.
Adderall XR contains amphetamine and dextroamphetamine, substances classed as stimulants and is known to increase the user’s attention span, increase their ability to concentrate on a specific task, improve their organizational skills and ability to listen. Adderall XR has also proven effective when it comes to getting behavioral problems under control. It can also be used to treat narcolepsy, a sleeping disorder capable of keeping the user awake and alert during the day. Adderall XR should never be used by those who do not suffer from a sleep disorder and wish to use it as a way stave off tiredness or to keep from falling asleep.
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