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I am getting ready to take online classes and have a hard time

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I am getting ready to take online classes and have a hard time focussing on work and on school. I am older with two children and afraid I wont' be able to do it. Someone suggested I try Adderol to stay focused
Submitted: 5 years ago.
Category: Health
Expert:  Dr. Arun Phophalia replied 5 years ago.

Adderall has specific indication in a disease called as Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD), which has specific diagnostic criteria. Adult ADHD will need a thorough assessment by your doctor. In the absence of ADHD, Adderall does not have role. Cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) has more role in adult ADHD, than medication.

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