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‘Study Pill’ Abuse Rampant Among Korean Students

April 15, 2010

A medication used to treat sufferers of ADHD (attention deficit hyperactivity disorder) is being abused by Korean students who want to improve their concentration. Called a “wonder drug” for its power to improve study abilities, increasing numbers of students are taking methylphenidate (MPH) to boost the grades.

While the drug causes few side effects in patients with ADHD, experts warn that it can lead to appetite loss and depression in abusers.

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