Amphetamine-Dextroamphetamine Extended Release
Amphetamine-Dextroamphetamine Extended Release DosingThe dose of amphetamine-dextroamphetamine extended release your healthcare provider recommends will vary depending on a number of factors, including:
- Your age
- Other ADHD medications you have tried
- Other medical conditions you may have
- Other medications you may currently be taking.
As with any medication, do not adjust your dose unless your healthcare provider specifically instructs you to do so.
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Side Effects of Amphetamine-Dextroamphetamine Extended ReleaseAs with any medicine, there are possible side effects with amphetamine-dextroamphetamine extended release. However, not everyone who takes the medication will experience side effects. In fact, most people tolerate the drug well. When side effects do occur, they are often minor and either require no treatment or can easily be treated by you or your healthcare provider.
The most common side effects of amphetamine-dextroamphetamine extended release include:
- Loss of appetite
- Dry mouth
- Difficulty sleeping (insomnia)
- Abdominal pain (or stomach pain)
- Weight loss (see Adderall and Weight Loss).
Amphetamine-dextroamphetamine extended release can cause high blood pressure. Usually, this increase in blood pressure is temporary and does not cause any problems. The medication can also increase the chance of seizures and can make certain heart conditions and mental problems worse.
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