Hey, it is being prescribed for
Attention deficit hyperactive disorder [ADHD]
It is a powerful CNS stimulant, causing increase in
mental activity, physical activity, wakefulness, euphoria
It acts on the hypothalamus and inhibits the feeding center there by suppressing appetite.
Side effects include restlessness, irritability, confusion
used as a drug of abuse.
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