Adderall is a psychostimulant drug that is recommended for treating Attention Deficit Hyperactive Disorder (ADHD), a neurodevelopmental psychiatric disorder. Its allied use can be that of treating Narcolepsy condition that is characterized by excessive sleepiness. Adderall medication is also used as a cognition enhancer and is very much popular among the student community.
Adderall medication was introduced in the year 1996 as a brand formulation. However, the first generic formulation named Adderall IR was launched into the market in the year 2002. Amphetamine and dextroamphetamine salts are the two main ingredients contained in this pill. Till date, there are ten different pharma companies that produce generic IR version. Individuals interested in extended release formulation can identify the name of the medication as Adderall XR.