extremely addictive, if abused. Ritilan, Adderal, Focalin
, Daytrana are a few more in that class. He/she also added that they are an recovering addict, so I assume that they have abused, or are afraid that they will abuse these meds. Boots: I know of one that isn't an 'upper'. It's called 'Concerta'. My son was on it for a short time, but they bothered his stomach alot, so he had to stop. Perhaps you could try this one.