Snorting Adderall - Is it really better, or just a hype?
Safe to say, that this behavior has been making the rounds on internet forums and different misconceptions have become readily available about "Snorting Adderall", "Snorting Vyvanse", "Snorting Modafinil".
This highly intensive psychostimulant has been available on the market for a long time. It has proven to be a valid and reliable solution for ADD and ADHD, as well as a safe drug that doesn't cause extremely negative side-effects for users.
Taking a look at how both variants of the drug work, it is easy for one to see that snorting Adderall makes absolutely no sense, in terms of achieving a better effects.
Effects of Snorting Adderall, Vyvance and Modafinil
Let's take a look at what happens when a person actually snorts Adderall, and afterwards we will compare it with oral intake, which is the way this drug was intended to be taken. The list below is based on personal reports of people claiming to have snorted the drug. Take them with a pinch of salt.
Snorting Adderall, Vyvance and Modafinil leads to a faster onset of the drugs.
Snorting Adderall, Vyvance and Modafinil can cause an irritation of the nasal passage.
Snorting Adderall, Vyvance and Modafinil can cause a cocaine-like feeling of rush.
Snorting Adderall, Vyvance and Modafinil can induce a quick onset headache for the user.
Snorting Adderall, Vyvance and Modafinil is often said to lead to a different kind of "high"
Snorting Adderall, Vyvance and Modafinil can cause you to lose some substance, when grinding the pills into powder.
Snorting Adderall, Vyvance and Modafinil can lead to a lower amount of substance to enter your bloodstream.
Snorting Adderall, Vyvance and Modafinil can cause nasal bleeding, just like other commonly snorted substances.
- Snorting Adderall, Vyvance and Modafinil generally leads to a shorter duration of the effects.
Is snorting Adderall, Vyvance and Modafinil worth it?
If you find your answer with the list above, then let's break it down further.
What do you want?
Adderall, Vyvance and Modafinil are drugs which is uses mainly for its concentration and focus boosting abilities. If this is the reason because of which you're taking this drug, then just take it orally. That's the way it was designed to be used and it is by far the most effective way of taking it.
If you're looking to have fun with friends, and for some reason snorting Adderall, Modafinil and other smart drugs is your definition of fun, go right for it. You will end up with less of the drug in your bloodstream and you're risking a headache, nasal irritation and potentially nasal bleeding, but fun is fun, right?
With that out of the way, snorting Vyvance, modafinil or Adderall is in no way worth it for any other reason than the adolescent, hormone induced, rave-hardened drug taking. You will gain no additional benefit by snorting it, rather than taking it orally. You would actually lose on the effects and duration of the drug if you choose to snort it.
Adderall and other adhd related drugs that are created with a purpose on mind, to provide individuals that suffer with a deficiency of controllable attention. When taken orally, the drug travels through the digestive system and there it is introduced into the bloodsteam, which eventually carries it to the blood-brain barrier where it crosses and directly influences the central nervous system.
It is easy to see how taking this drug orally is the best way to utilize it.
Why are people snorting Adderall?
When people choose to snort Adderall, they are utilizing the IR (immediate release) version of the drug and for good reason too. The extended release version (XR) is actually a capsule, with little digestible beads filled with d-amphetamine, that are released over time into your system. These beads can get stuck in your nasal cavities and not dissolve for a longer period of time. Taking the time to chop them up can result in an unnecessary loss of substance and even full beads (they are very small).
Because of this, snorting users prefer the IR version, which is guaranteed to dissolve and provide the beneficial effects. These hard pills can be grinded up into powder easily. When you think about all of the work you would need to create powder from XR, with chopping up every bead, bashing IR pills into powder isn't too bad.
Why do people even consider snorting as a viable intake option?
Generally, the main reason for doing this is simply trying to be cool. Cultural habits and especially illegal drugs are commonly taken this way, either because of the unavailability of pill forms or because it's easier to just go to the bathroom for a hit.
While snorting can produce an immediate effect, in general it can be considered wasteful and a great loss of the substance and potential of the pill. Simply taking it is much better and the people that are snorting the drug need to realize this. Being cool for your peers can come in many forms and varieties, but snorting a drug is one of the worst ways to achieve this. The drug is designed to be taken orally, so please if you can, share this article with your friends that are haphazardly snorting drugs.