Demystifying Medicine Video

This video provides an understanding of Adderall, a drug that is prescribed for individuals with attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD). Information regarding how the drug works to reduce symptoms is covered. The video also raises awareness about the side effects and potential negative consequences of Adderall abuse, as this drug is used as a study aid.

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