sure they're both stimulants but actually ritalin
would be closer to coke, and adderall is close to methamphetamine. not that it makes it any better...
kids are obviously the target market for Shire Pharmeceutical, which i think is awful.
i agree with woozy that kids should not be on this stuff, unless it's the absolute last resort. it's given out to toddlers and grade-schoolers like fuggin' candy! guess what, they're KIDS, being inattentive is what they DO!