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Please note: PlushCare cannot write prescriptions for ADHD medication such as Adderall, Ritalin, and other controlled substances. Treatment of ADHD will depend on the individual's symptoms, age and the severity of impact. Prescription medication is a common form of treatment for ADHD. Treatment is most effective when medication therapy is combined with behavioral strategies.

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Common symptoms of ADHD include:

  • Difficulty paying attention (inattention)
  • Being overactive (hyperactivity)
  • Acting without thinking (impulsivity)

ADHD Medication

ADHD Medication

The most commonly prescribed medications to treat ADHD are:

Adderall Dexedrine
Adderall XR Vyvance
Strattera Concerta
methylphenidate Ritalin


Please note: PlushCare cannot prescribe controlled substances including many of the medications listed above, see below for more info.


Medications are prescribed at the sole discretion of a PlushCare physician. Prescriptions for non-controlled substances can only be written after a medical evaluation. Scheduling an appointment does not guarantee that a medication can or will be prescribed.

Frequently Asked Questions

Can You Get ADHD Treatment Online?

PlushCare cannot prescribe stimulants such as Adderall and Ritalin because they are classified as controlled substances and require an in-person visit before a prescription can be written. It is illegal to prescribe controlled substances online and because they are often the first line of treatment for ADHD, in-person treatment is recommended.

Can an Online Doctor Help Me With ADHD?

While the online doctor cannot prescribe you controlled substances that are often used to treat ADHD, there are some noncontrolled substances used to treat ADHD such as Strattera, its generic version atomoxetine, guanfacine and bupropion, which can all be prescribed online.

Which ADHD Medications Cannot Be Prescribed Online Because They Are Controlled?

Commonly prescribed medications that are schedule 2 controlled substances include: Adderall, Adderall XR, Vyvanse, Concerta, methylphenidate, Dexedrine, Ritalin, amphetamine / dextroamphetamine, dextroamphetamine. Learn more drug classifications here. PlushCare is unable to prescribe controlled substances.

Can you get adderall online?

No, online doctors are unable to prescribe Adderall.

Adderall is classified as a controlled substance by the Food and Drug Administration and therefore it is illegal and unethical for any online doctor to prescribe Adderall. You must meet with a doctor in person to get an Adderall prescription.

What Are Controlled Substances?

There are varying levels of regulations when it comes to medication. Schedule 1 is the most serious and includes illegal drugs with no medical benefits. Prescription medications that have potential for abuse, addiction or are otherwise known to come with high risks are controlled substances and require an in-person visit to obtain a prescription, and in some cases may not prescribed if the risks outweigh the benefits. Most ADHD medications are classified as schedule 2 drugs.

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    Lisa S.

    Crystal Lake, IL

    DR. Allan Marks has helped my daughter two times and we cannot recommend them enough. My daughter has ADHD and can't wait in a waiting room forever. This was the fastest and easiest way to get my daughter diagnosed and pick up a script. One time we used this service when no other doctor was open. Plush care was available! My daughter didn't have to even leave the house in 6 degree weather (would have made her MORE SICK). She had severe sinus infection and Dr. was not only clear and nice but looked up holiday pharmacy hours ahead of time to make sure I could pick up the script in time! AWESOME! 2nd time went just as smooth. Thank you!

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    Patrick S.

    Alpharetta, GA

    Wow. Wow. Wow. This is so easy and quick. I had a cold virus that turned into a sinus infection. I pulled over on my way to a meeting to video chat w a doctor. He was attentive, kind, and efficient. After a few questions, he diagnosed my ailment. The call took less than 10 mins. Prescription was at the pharmacy later that day. I will be a client for a long time. Thank you.

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    I never review Apps, but this has been the quickest and most convenient doctor experience(s) I’ve ever had. It cost me no more than what I would have paid to visit an office. I’ve had two appointments and one was done in the comfort of my own living room and the second on my break at work. As a full time worker, full time student, and full time mom, the convenience cannot be beat. I met with Dr. Saremi who is very personable and kind. He immediately resolved my reasons for calling during both appointments. He was competent and trustworthy and valued my time. Can’t recommend this enough.