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Adderall is used as a stimulant to treat ADHD and a sleep disorder, narcolepsy however, it is often used for various off-label reasons such as to improve school grades and to enhance performance before a test. It is even used to reduce weight and for treating depression.
Due to the euphoric effect and the high that accompanies the use of this drug, many people use it for recreational reasons. To enhance the ecstatic effect of Adderall many people mix it with alcohol. Some may even take alcohol casually after taking Adderall oblivious to the negative outcomes that result from such a combination.
According to a study conducted in 2014, 48.7% of high school students who had used stimulant drugs such as Adderall for recreational reasons had used alcohol at least once in the past year. Another study done in 2019 on college students who were preparing for a college entry test revealed that those students who had taken a prescription stimulant were three times more likely to consume alcohol than those students who had not consumed any stimulant medication during that dedicated period of study.