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Adderall

amphetamine-dextroamphetamine
Amphetamine and dextroamphetamine are central nervous system stimulants that affect chemicals in the brain and nerves that contribute to hyperactivity and impulse control. Amphetamine and dextroamphetamine is a combination medicine used to treat narcolepsy and attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD). Amphetamine and dextroamphetamine may also be used for purposes not listed in this medication guide.
CHEMICAL NAME
amphetamine-dextroamphetamine
DRUG TYPE
CNS stimulants

Frequently Asked Questions

This medicine is a drug of abuse. Tell your doctor if you have had problems with drug or alcohol abuse.

Stimulants have caused stroke, heart attack, and sudden death in people with high blood pressure, heart disease, or a heart defect.

Do not use this medicine if you have used an MAO inhibitor in the past 14 days, such as isocarboxazid, linezolid, methylene blue injection, phenelzine, rasagiline, selegiline, or tranylcypromine.

Amphetamine and dextroamphetamine may cause new or worsening psychosis (unusual thoughts or behavior), especially if you have a history of depression, mental illness, or bipolar disorder.

You may have blood circulation problems that can cause numbness, pain, or discoloration in your fingers or toes.

Call your doctor right away if you have: signs of heart problems--chest pain, feeling light-headed or short of breath; signs of psychosis--paranoia, aggression, new behavior problems, seeing or hearing things that are not real; signs of circulation problems--unexplained wounds on your fingers or toes.

You may not be able to use this medicine if you have glaucoma, overactive thyroid, severe agitation, moderate to severe high blood pressure, heart disease or coronary artery disease, or a history of drug or alcohol addiction.

Similar Drugs

Brand Name Examples Supplied As Strength
Adderall tablet 10 mg12.5 mg15 mg20 mg30 mg5 mg7.5 mg
Generic Examples Supplied As Strength
Amphetamine-Dextroamphetamine tablet 10 mg12.5 mg15 mg20 mg30 mg5 mg7.5 mg

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