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Dexedrine (dextroamphetamine)


Dextroamphetamine (or DEXEDRINE®) is mainly prescribed to treat attention deficit hyperactivity disorder and narcolepsy.

Status: ACTIVE

Class: Stimulant

FDA Approval: 2001

Controlled Substance: Schedule II

Dosage Forms: 2.5 mg, 5 mg, 7.5 mg, 10 mg, 15 mg, 20 mg, 30 mg

Biological Half-life: 9-11 hours

Side Effects: Dizziness, dry mouth, nausea, diarrhea, fatigue, insomnia, anxiety, tachycardia, headache, weight loss, abdominal pain, sweating, disorientation, psychosis

Precautions: High-risk for psychological dependency

Routes of Administration: Oral

Pregnancy Category: C (US)

  www.fda.gov

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