There are claims that some UK doctors are now dishing the pills out "like smarties".
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Here, there have also been allegations of over-prescription of Ritalin, with huge increases s the of children diagnosed with ADHD and put on psychoactive drugs.
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The National Institute for Clinical Excellence Nice was setting out advice today on who should be prescribed the drug. This is the only one that was serious. This book explores the uses and abuses of amphetamines. There are nine chapters; a brief introduction is followed by a chapter on the mechanism of action of amphetamines and their effects on mood, performance, sexual function and appetite.
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Campaigners are concerned that the UK is going the way of the US, where four million children are taking Ritalin. Psychiatrists have warned that toddler tantrums, speec example, may be confused Biking to Bucktown more serious disorders. Ritalin is the common name for methylphenidate, classified by the Drug Enforcement Administration as a Schedule II narcotic—the same classification as cocaine, morphine and amphetamines.
The US author, Elizabeth Wurtzel, who wrote Prozac Nation, told earlier this year how she became addicted to Ritalin, chopping up and snorting up to 40 tablets a day. After a popular rise in the use of amphetamines as appetite suppressants, the chief uses today are for narcolepsy and attention deficit hyperactivity disorder ADHDalthough in some countries, l-methamphetamine deoxyephedrine can be found in over-the-counter cold remedies.
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