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Chemical Composition of Adderall

Discussion in 'Prescription Drugs' started by timelord731, Feb 6, 2015.

  1. timelord731

    timelord731 Senior Contributor

    My brother has repeatedly referred to Adderall as "prescription speed". I know in certain dosages, they can have similar effects, but are they chemically similar/the same?
  2. blur92

    blur92 Senior Contributor

    I actually thought on of the street terms for Adderall was speed. I know it can refer to some other substances too. I remember I was going to get a prescription from a different doctor than I usually do, and he was skeptical of me. He looked at me suspiciously while referring to it as speed.
  3. Rob93FL

    Rob93FL Senior Contributor

    The problem with slang is that it differs from area to area. In one area, people might refer to Adderall and speed as separate entities, while in another area people will use them interchangeably.
    blur92 likes this.