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What are the effects of stimulant drugs for ADHD?

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For someone with ADHD, these medications boost the levels of certain chemicals in the brain. Some examples of these chemicals are dopamine and norepinephrine. They help nerves in the brain talk to one another.

From: Stimulant Medications for ADHD WebMD Medical Reference

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National Institutes of Health. 

News release, Pfizer.

Reviewed by Smitha Bhandari on March 25, 2019

SOURCES: 

National Institutes of Health. 

News release, Pfizer.

Reviewed by Smitha Bhandari on March 25, 2019

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