Adderall Persuasive Essay

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There are very many controversial drugs in the world. One in particular would be
Dextroamphetamine, better known as adderall. Adderall is considered to be a controversial drug because some people feel like they need it more than what they actually do. Adderall is used to treat attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD). But some people feel that they need it to help them stay focused to get a job done. Some people use adderall for things like staying up all night to work on a project or to study for a test, or just for recreational use.
Adderall is used to treat attention deficit disorder (ADHD). It is used to help children focus and to not get distracted by things as easily. Adderall is prescribed to children ages 3 and older. But there …show more content…

When a person becomes addicted to adderall they feel like they can not do anything without taking it. They feel like they need it in order to be able to get any job done. People that are addicted to adderall mainly use it to stay awake. When someone gets addicted to adderall but then tries to quit they will go through withdrawals. Some of the symptoms of a person going

through withdrawals are depression, irritability, headaches, and oversleeping. People become very dependent on the drug when they get addicted. Kate Miller, a former adderall addict said
“without the drug I feel stupid” ( The duration of withdrawals is different for everyone. Some people only have withdrawals for about five days. But other people could have the withdrawals for three or more weeks. Some addicts go through a process called can adderall detox. That means that the addicts are just reducing their doses until they are able to do things without the drug. But most of the time they will need some help with it.
Although some people think that they are using adderall for a particular reason

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