'Smart Drug' Fears Expected As A Result Of Rise In ADHD Prescriptions
Students have been found to take drugs which are affiliated to the ‘smart-drug’ craze to harness concentration and fight stress.
Officials at the watchdog said:
“Health workers should carefully monitor the drugs because they have a potential for diversion or misuse.”
There has been a 56% rise in the administered prescriptions for such medications; an increase from 420,000 prescriptions in 2007 to 657,000 in 2012.
According to the Care Quality Commission’s (CQC) annual report on controlled drugs:
“Prescriptions for methylphenidate drugs (a psychostimulant and is thought to stimulate a part of the brain that changes mental and behavioural reactions) including Ritalin, have been steadily increasing.”
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