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Devon Frye
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This reply was originally posted by user Bob from Cootamundra in ADDitude’s now-retired community.

When I started on meds — Dexamphetamine — my wife objected.

She insisted that I talk to a school principal we knew, and a psychiatrist friend of ours. They knew nothing useful.

My doctor told me that I would be a safer driver when using the meds. My work productivity improved a lot. With some work, my output was doubled.

I am not addicted. I never have been addicted to anything. I have to set reminder alarms to take a pill!