study drugs

Adderall can cause serious side effects, including high blood pressure and stroke.
December could be when students try study drugs and painkillers.
The prominence of study drugs has boomed, a phenomenon where the "druggies" are not slackers or social outcasts but the academic elite, the goody-two-shoes classmates.
What's a collegiette to do when it's midnight and she hasn't even started studying for that 8 a.m. exam yet? Several college students across the country have found a risky solution: study drugs. Used without a prescription, however, these drugs can be dangerous -- not to mention illegal.
This week, The Miami Hurricane, the school newspaper for the University of Miami, caused a stir on campus when they published not one, but two articles basically encouraging students to use the illegal and over prescribed ADHD drug Adderall to get through tough academic times.