Adderall & Xanax: Why Are So Many Americans Hooked on Both?

Adderall and Xanax are classified as Controlled Substances for a good reason—because both of these substances have a high risk of addiction and abuse. Adderall is an amphetamine analogue and, as such, it is highly addictive.

As a “study drug,” Adderall is not only regularly abused by college students but studies have found that students who use Adderall for off-label purposes are more likely to use other illicit substances.

One study reported that these students are eight times more likely to have used cocaine and a whopping ninety percent were also binge drinkers.

People used to call weed a gateway drug, but this same study found that those using Adderall non-medically were actually three