Adderall

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Jul 7 33 Comments

Is adderall commonly used in the tech industry? How common is it to find faang employees using it?

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  • Micro Focus / Eng Whiskr
    My friend at Google says that the only people taking adderall for work are underperforming losers who don’t know what they’re doing. None of the highly skilled engineers take performance enhancing drugs unless you classify caffeine as a drug. YMMV.
    Jul 7 6
    • New / Other
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      I imagine the “my friend at Google” is an attempt to say “my brilliant friend”

      How the hell does s/he know who is taking adderall?

      And conversely who isn’t? Is s/he collecting urine samples in the break room (if so, seek help)

      How do you separate those who have a genuine prescription from those using as an enhancer.

      You surely can’t be this d**b, IRL
      Jul 7
    • Micro Focus / Eng Whiskr
      Triggered much? He’s been there for a while and knows his team well enough to know who’s on what. It’s also easy to tell when people who don’t have ADHD are on adderall. Even if it’s not obvious, they’re vocal about it. You seem deeply hurt, I’m sorry you’re going through this.
      Jul 7
    • New / Other
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      😂😂🤣🤣😂 Knows his team well.

      Google clearly has a urophiliac!
      Jul 7
    • Micro Focus / Eng Whiskr
      More than you do. Let me guess, you took adderall for your Google interview and got rejected?
      Jul 7
    • New / Other
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      Does this Urophiliac Googler know just his team, or all of Google?

      Seems he’s extrapolating company-wide from sampling a small amount of urine.
      Jul 7
  • Google pepperpots
    Yes. I use it and my name is Kevin or you may have heard people referring me to as "the Carver"
    Jul 7 0
  • Apple jjdht!:
    How to buy, but not get tricked with roofies instead, and wake up ass raped the morning after?
    Jul 7 8
    • Amazon •OP
      How often has it happened?
      And do you keep going to buy from the same place?
      Jul 7
    • Google Devil
      Randuser I have adhd n prefer weed over pills
      Jul 7
    • Gap / Eng randUser
      I will give that strain a try

      my girlfriend has adhd and does both, but she gets energetic from sativa too. Maybe my tolerance is low
      Jul 7
    • Apple jjdht!:
      Won’t go into detail, but there’s one time I woke up with that weird post alien abduction feeling after taking what seemed to be adderal the day before.
      Jul 7
    • Apple jjdht!:
      Be careful out there!
      Jul 7
  • New / Other
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    Take 2:

    The prevalancy of coke in the finance industry was often believed to be recreational. In fact, it’s largely because as an upper you can function for longer periods on coke with a clear mind. Finance was the king of long hours before IT took that crown.

    Methamphetamines create physical stressors. Not recommended. The crawling effect is real and you often see people with deep scratches to scratch the deep/phantom itch.

    E/X/Molly while effective also enhances sociability actions that would cause you issues in the workplace. It’s best used on solo tasks.

    *SOME* ADHD meds have none of these side effects. Except for cost and chemical dependency. They’re almost perfect as performance enhancers (not psychoactivity inducers). Purity and accurate dosage is also a big plus.

    I’ve been out of finance for almost a decade now. I have to imagine all this still holds true?

    Edit: I shouldn’t generalize to all ADHD meds. The existence of Desoxyn is new to me. Other amphetamines have their place. Desoxyn seems like a redux of OxyContin (ie giving a Street drug a legal name).

    In any case, be careful out there folks.
    Jul 7 4
    • Microsoft
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      Methamphetamine (brand name Desoxyn) is an FDA approved drug for ADHD btw.
      Jul 7
    • New / Other
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      Duly noted in earlier post.

      Gotta say the existence of Desoxyn is new to me. Ritalin & Addy have typically been the flag bearers.
      Jul 7
    • Intel Benzy
      Desoxyn and Dexedrine have been around for decades. They are in the same class of amphetamine prescription drugs as Adderall & Ritalin except way back then they were mostly used as diet pills since ADHD wasn't a thing back in the 70s and 80s. Those were the pills of choice back then when we wanted to party all night long.
      Jul 7
    • Microsoft
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      Desoxyn is very *very* similar chemically to the four amphetamine salts that are in Adderall, and also to Dexedrine.

      Not so much to Ritalin.
      Jul 7
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    Breaking: People use performing enhancing substances. News at 11.

    Wait till you find out that athletes use steroids!
    Jul 7 0
  • Cox Automotive dllz37
    Is Modafinil still a thing? I tried it once. Never considered a performance enhancer again. I was so jittery and angry. Lol.
    Jul 7 4
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      This is a trucker thing, no?

      It keeps you awake. AFAIK it doesn’t sharpen focus. Or am I off base?
      Jul 7
    • Cox Automotive dllz37
      It had a phase where a lot of news articles were written about it.

      https://www.theatlantic.com/health/archive/2015/08/the-rise-of-work-doping/402373/
      Jul 7
    • New / Other
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      Thanks. Never came across this form of its usage.
      Jul 7
    • Raytheon
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      I’m curious about modafinil, I’m wondering how to handle CS masters + full time job + not be a complete stranger to my family. It would be a last resort after I’ve eliminated other wastes of time.
      Jul 16
  • Google mTFf70
    Lol pretty sure it’s fairly overstated, at least at the G teams I’ve been on
    Jul 7 0
  • Salesforce drogassss
    OP
    Yes I have ADD. I heard it’s become common place for college students to take it without having add, as it helps performance. So I’m assuming it will extend into the work place.
    Jul 7 0
  • Yahoo / Eng .ana.ng
    Do you have ADHD?
    Jul 7 0
  • Square OXYe80
    I’ve never personally seen this myself either, although if people were doing it I doubt it’s something they would talk about openly.
    Jul 7 0
  • Comcast G0ku
    Make a poll. Include generic terms like nootropics too. Reddit has taught me that people love drugs and there’s a shit ton of variety
    Jul 7 0