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Amphetamine Sulphate

Generically: amphetamine [ am -FET-a-meen am-FET-a-meen
The brand names are: Adzenys XR-ODT, Amphetamine Sulphate Dyanavel XR Evekeo, and Evekeo ODT.
Drug class: CNS stimulants

What is Amphetamine Sulfate?

Amphetamine sulphate can be described as a stimulant drug that is prescribed to manage ADHD in children. Certain kinds of amphetamine sulphate are suitable for children aged six and over. Evekeo is a good choice for youngsters who are as young as 3 years older.Evekeo can also treat the symptoms of narcolepsy in children and adults who are at least 6 years old, as well as obesity in adults and children aged 12 or older who have not shed weight through diets or other therapies.Evekeo ODT is only used to treat ADHD in children aged six years of age or older.Amphetamine sulphate could also be used to treat conditions not covered in this medication guideline.

Side effects of Amphetamine Sulfate

See a doctor immediately. If you are experiencing symptoms that indicate an allergic reaction, such as difficulty breathing, hives, and swelling of your lips, face, tongue, throat, or face,

Amphetamine sulphate may cause serious side effects. Contact your physician immediately if you experience:

  • Symptoms of heart trouble: chest pain, breathing problems, and feeling as if you could faint;
  • Signs of psychosis—hallucinations (seeing or hearing things that are not real), new behaviour problems, aggression, hostility, paranoia;
  • Signs of circulation issues—numbness, discomfort, cold-feeling undiagnosed wounds, or changes in the colour of your skin (pale red, pale blue appearance) on your toes or fingers;
  • A seizure (convulsions);
  • Muscle moves (tics);
  • Higher blood pressure, or a heartbeat
  • Changes within your eyes.

Take immediate medical attention. If you experience indications associated with serotonin syndrome, for example, hallucinations, agitation, sweating or shivering, an increase in heart rate, stiffness of muscles, or twitching, You may also experience loss of coordination, nausea, vomiting, or diarrhoea.Amphetamine sulphate can affect growth in children. Inform your doctor if your child isn't growing at a regular rate when taking Amphetamine Sulphate Sulphate.

Common adverse effects of amphetamine can be:

  • Higher heart rate
  • Mood swings, anxiety, being nervous or restless;
  • Difficulty sleep;
  • Dry mouth, stomach pain, nausea, diarrhoea, vomiting, constipation;
  • Loss of appetite; reduction in weight;
  • Sexual issues (impotence in males);
  • Headache, dizziness,
  • Itching.

This list does not encompass every possible side effect of medication use.Others could happen. Consult your physician for advice regarding medical effects. You can report any symptoms to the FDA at 1-800-FDA-1088.

Warnings

Stimulants can cause strokes, heart attacks, and sudden death in people who suffer from high blood pressure, cardiovascular disease, or cardiac defects.Do not use amphetamine sulphate. If you've used an MAO inhibitor in the last 14 days, A potentially dangerous interaction with a drug could occur. MAO inhibitors are isocarboxazid, linezolid, Methylene Blue injection, the phenelzine compound, and tranylcypromine.Amphetamine sulphate could cause addiction. Intoxication can result in addiction, overdose, or even death. Keep the medication away from the reach of others who might want to get it. Giving away or selling the medicine is against the law.Contact your doctor immediately. If you are experiencing indications of heart issues—chest pain, feeling lightheaded and short-tempered— symptoms of psychosis—paranoia or aggression, new behaviours, or seeing or hearing sounds that are not true or indications of a problem with circulation --numbness and pain, strangely cold-like sensations, unidentified wounds, or changes in skin colour (pale, red, or blue-coloured appearance) on your toes or fingers.This medication can alter the outcomes of certain tests. Inform any physician who examines you that you are taking amphetamine sulphate.

Prior to use this drug

Do not take Amphetamine Sulphate in case you are intolerant to any stimulant medications or have previously used an MAO inhibitor within the last 14 days, including isocarboxazid or linezolid, blue injections, phenelzine, or tranylcypromine.

It is possible that you will not be able to take amphetamine sulphate if you suffer from:

  • Chest pain, breathing issues, or other issues due to heart illness;
  • Hardening the blood vessels;
  • Mild to very severe hypertension ranging from moderate to severe;
  • Hyperactive thyroid
  • A history of drug abuse
  • If you're upset,

Stimulants can cause heart attacks, strokes, and sudden death in a few individuals. Notify your physician immediately if any of the following symptoms appear:

  • Heart problems or a congenital heart defect;
  • High blood pressure
  • A familial history of heart diseases or sudden deaths

Inform your doctor if you or anyone else in your family history has suffered from:

  • Depression mental illness, bipolar disorder psychosis, depression, or suicidal thoughts, actions, or ideas;
  • Issues with alcohol or drug dependence;
  • Motor tics (muscle moves), also known as tourette's disorder;
  • A thyroid disorder
  • Seizures or epilepsy;
  • An abnormal brain wave test (electroencephalogram; eeg);
  • Coronary arteriatric disorder (clogged the arteries);
  • Problems with blood circulation in the feet or hands
  • Kidney disease.

Inform your physician if you are expecting or planning to be pregnant. The use of amphetamine sulphate during pregnancy can increase the risk of having a baby prematurely born or with the baby's weight being low. If you're pregnant and you are a member of the registry, your name could be included on the registry for pregnancy to monitor your effects from Amphetamine Sulphate on the baby.

Do not breastfeed.

How to take Amphtamine Sulfate?

Follow the directions on the label of your prescription and read the medication guide or instructions sheets. Your doctor may alter your dosage. Be certain to take your medication exactly as instructed.Amphetamine sulphate could be an addictive drug that can lead to a habit. Intoxication can result in an overdose or even death. Place the medicine in a secure place so that people cannot access it. Giving away or selling amphetamine sulphate or its derivatives is a violation of the law.Don't use this medication more often than what is prescribed.You can take amphetamine sulphate either with or without meals.Dynavel XR tablets can be chewed even if they aren't swallowable.shake to mix the oral suspension (liquid). Use the device that comes with it (not a spoon from the kitchen).Take the tablet that is disintegrating orally from the packaging using dry hands only once you are prepared to use the medication. Let the tablet disintegrate in your mouth without chewing.Your dosage requirements could change when you switch to an alternative brand, strength, or type of medication. Make sure you are using only the medication your doctor recommends.Your doctor must examine your health frequently and may require medical tests to test the heart's function. Inform any doctor treating patients that you're using this medication.Keep this medicine in its original bottle at room temperature, away from heat and moisture.Don't store any medicine left over. Talk to your doctor about a take-back plan. You can also mix the remaining medicine with coffee grounds or cat litter in a plastic bag that is sealed and dispose of the bag in the garbage.

What happens if I miss the dose?

You should take the dose missed immediately after you can remember it, though not too late in the daytime. Do not take the dose you missed in the event that it is close to evening.Avoid taking two doses at the same time.

What happens if I overdose?

For medical emergencies, seek emergency treatment or contact the Poison Help Line at 1-800-222-1222. A poisoning could be fatal.The symptoms of an overdose can include tremors, restlessness, and muscle twitches. They can also be accompanied by rapid breathing as well as hostility, confusion, hallucinations, heart issues, blood pressure fluctuations, panic, muscle discomfort or weak stomach cramps, vomiting, or diarrhea. These symptoms can be accompanied by fatigue and depression. In addition, overdoses can cause seizures or coma.

What should be avoided?

Beware of drinking juices from fruit, like cranberry juice. You can also take vitamin C when you are taking amphetamine sulfate. They can cause your body to absorb less amphetamine sulphate.Do not drink alcohol.Avoid driving or engaging in hazardous activities until you are aware of the effects this medicine has on your body. The way you react could be impaired.

Interaction with other drugs

There are times when it's not safe to take certain medicines simultaneously. Certain drugs may affect the blood levels of the other drugs that you are taking, which can cause more side effects or make the medication less effective.Consult your physician before taking any stomach acid medication (including Alka-Seltzer or sodium bicarbonate). Certain medicines may alter the way your body is able to absorb amphetamine sulphate and can cause more adverse effects.

Make an appointment to meet with your physician to review all medications you are currently taking. Numerous drugs can interact with amphetamine sulphate, in particular:

  • Antidepressants, including desipramine, protriptyline, paroxetine, and fluoxetine;
  • Lithium or any other medication for treating depression or mental illness
  • Blood pressure medicine;
  • A blood thinner (warfarin, coumadin, jantoven);
  • The cold and allergy medicine that includes decongestants
  • Opioid (narcotic) medicine;
  • Seizure medicine.

This is not a complete list, and other drugs could cause adverse effects on amphetamine sulfate. This includes prescription and non-prescription medications, vitamins, and herbal products. The list of possible interactions with drugs is not exhaustive. are included here.

 

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