doctor shopping

What is Doctor Shopping?

Doctor shopping is obtaining a controlled substance from multiple doctors without informing any of the practitioners. For instance, a patient may take out a prescription for Xanax from a doctor. Afterward, they may take out another prescription for Xanax from a different doctor without telling the physician that they have already taken out a prescription…

students and adderall

College Students and Adderall

Adderall treats adults, teens, and children with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD). Unfortunately, it is common for young people in the US to use it for recreational purposes. Adderall’s effects are similar to those of cocaine. The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) classifies it as a Schedule II controlled substance due to its addictive nature. Adderall is…