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Generic Name: Dextroamphetamine [DEX-tro-am-GET-a-mean]
Names of Brands: Dexedrine Spansule, ProCentra, Xelstrym, and Zenzedi
Drug Class: CNS stimulants

What is Zenzedi?

The tablets Zenzedi and the oral solution (liquid) are used to treat ADHD and attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) in children aged between 3 and 16 years old.Zenzedi extended-release capsules can be used to treat ADHD, or attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), in children aged between 6 and 16 years old.

The Zenzedi skin patch can be used to treat the condition of attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) in adults and children aged 6 or older.Zenzedi tablets and liquid oral solutions (liquid) as well as extended-release capsules can also be employed to treat a sleep disorder known as narcolepsy.Zenzedi can be used for other purposes that are not covered in this guideline.

Side effects of Zenzedi

Contact emergency medical assistance. If you notice symptoms that indicate an allergic reaction (hives, breathing difficulties, swelling of your throat or face) or a severe reaction to your skin (fever and sore throat, burnt eyes, ache, as well as red or purple itching, blisters, and peeling),

The effects of stimulants can cause the development of stroke, heart attack, and sudden death in a few individuals. Seek medical attention immediately when you notice indications of stroke or heart attack, such as chest pain that is spreading into your shoulder or jaw, sudden weakness or numbness in one area of your body, slurred speech, or feeling tired.

Zenzedi may cause serious side effects. Consult your physician immediately. If you suffer from:

  • Indications of blood circulation or heart problems: chest pain, difficulty breathing, numbness feeling of a cold sensation, or a pale look of fingers and toes;
  • Indications of symptoms of signs of mania psychosis, such as being able to hear or see things that aren't real or real, aggression, paranoia, less need to sleep, taking risks, as well as being angry or talkative;
  • Seizures or muscle shakes (tics) and visual changes, blurred vision,
  • Minor skin irritations when the patch is placed.

Get immediate medical attention. If you experience signs that suggest serotonin syndrome, for example, hallucinations, agitation, sweating, chills, shivering, rapid heart rate, stiffness of muscles and twitching, nausea, vomiting, or diarrhea,

Zenzedi may influence the growth of children. Consult your physician if your child isn't growing normally with zenzedi.

Common adverse effects of zenzedi could be:

  • Dry mouth, upset stomach loss of appetite and weight;
  • Headache, dizziness, headache issues (insomnia), irritation, muscle twitching (tics)
  • Sickness, vomiting, elevated blood pressure, shaking, and rapid heartbeats.

This isn't a complete list of all the side effects. Other side effects could occur. Contact your physician to seek medical advice on the effects. You can report adverse reactions to the FDA at 1-800-FDA-1088.

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This medication is recommended if you suffer from glaucoma, an overactive thyroid, or severe agitation. To extreme hypertension, heart disease, coronary artery disease, or a history of drug or alcohol dependence.Zenzedi may be habit-forming. Use can trigger an addiction, heart issues of a serious nature, or even death.

Contact your doctor immediately. If you are experiencing chest pain, feeling or hearing sounds that aren't real, a decrease in sleep, feeling anxious, or having unanswered cuts on your fingers and toes,

Before you take this drug

It is not recommended to take Zenzedi if you are allergic to any stimulant medication or if you suffer from:

  • Moderate to extreme hypertension; cardiovascular conditions (or coronary artery problems) (clogged blood vessels);
  • Glaucoma, overactive thyroid;
  • Extremely anxious tension, anxiety, or anxiety (stimulant medication can cause these symptoms to get worse), as well as
  • An antecedent of drug or alcohol dependence.

Don't use Zenzedi if you have taken an MAO inhibitor within the last 14 days. A risky drug interaction may happen. MAO inhibitors include isocarboxazid, linezolid, methylene blue injection, phenelzine, tranylcypromine, and other MAO inhibitors.

Consult your physician if you are also taking opioids, herbal products, or medications to treat depression or mental illness, such as Parkinson's disease, migraine headaches, severe infections, or for the prevention of vomiting and nausea. A relationship with Zenzedi may result in a serious health condition known as serotonin syndrome.

Inform your doctor if you have ever suffered from:

  • A heart defect or high blood pressure; an ancestor's record of heart problems; or sudden death;
  • Depression mental illness, depression, and bipolar disorder psychosis, depression, or suicidal or suicidal-like thoughts or actions
  • Motor tics (muscle moves) as well as the syndrome of Tourette's;
  • Seizures or epilepsy, an abnormal brain wave test (EEG);
  • Contact dermatitis;
  • Blood circulation issues as well as peripheral vascular diseases like Raynaud's syndrome
  • Kidney disease.

Inform your physician if you are expecting or planning to be pregnant. The use of Zenzedi during pregnancy could increase the risk of a premature delivery, withdrawal signs, or a birth weight that is too low.

If you're pregnant and you are a registered mother, your name could be added to the registry for pregnancy to monitor your effects from dextroamphetamine and its skin patches for your baby.

It is not recommended to breastfeed when using Zenzedi.

How to take Zenzedi?

Follow the directions on your prescription label and review all medication guides and instruction sheets. Your doctor may alter the dosage. Make sure you take the medication precisely as directed.

Zenzedi may be habit-forming. Intoxication can result in an addiction to the drug, an overdose, grave heart problems, or even death. Keep the medication out of the reach of others who might need it. Giving away or selling this medication is against the law.Zenzedi can be taken as often as 2-3 times daily. Extended-release medicine is used only once per day.

Apply the patch to clean, dry, hairless skin. Then press it firmly for approximately 10 seconds. Apply the patch when showering, bathing, or in the pool. Apply the patch two hours prior to when the effects are required, and then remove the patch nine hours following application.

Select a different area on your body every time you put on a patch. Don't apply the patch to the same area twice within seven days. Wear only one patch per day. Only wear one patch each day. Never cut or tear a patch of skin.Suck your Zenzedi longer-release capsule in its entirety and don't crush, chew, break, or even open it.Use the measuring device supplied (not the kitchen spoon).

Your doctor will examine your health regularly. You might require medical tests. Be sure to inform any doctor who treats your condition that you are taking this medication.

The dosage you require may be altered if you change the strength, brand, or dosage of this medication. Be sure to use only the medication the doctor has prescribed.Maintain at room temperature and free of heat, moisture, and light.Follow the directions included with this medicine on how to eliminate any leftover portions. Don't flush the Zenzedi skin patch down the toilet.

What happens If I miss a dose?

Don't miss the dose you missed, and take your next dose at the normal time. Don't use two doses at the same time.

What happens if I overdose?

Get medical attention immediately or contact the poison help line at 1-800-222-1222 for help. A high dose of Zenzedi can cause death.

The symptoms of an overdose can include agitation and rapid breathing, hallucinations, nausea, aggression, diarrhea, irregular heartbeats, fainting, seizures, or coma.

What should be avoided?

Zenzedi can cause blurred vision and affect your reaction time. Avoid driving and other hazardous activities until you are aware of the effects of this medication on your vision.

Beware of external sources of heat such as hair dryers, saunas, heat lamps, or hair dryers when wearing the Zenzedi patches for skin.

Do not drink juices from fruit or drink Vitamin C when you are taking Zenzedi. They can cause your body to absorb less of the drug.

Interaction with other drugs

It is sometimes not safe to take certain medications simultaneously. Certain drugs may affect your blood levels and the other drugs you take, which could cause more side effects or make the medications less effective.

Inform your doctor about your current medications. A variety of drugs can impact Zenzedi, particularly:

  • An antacid, migraine headache medicine, or seizure medicine;
  • Fentanyl, tramadol, lithium, and buspirone;
  • Acetazolamide, tryptophan, methenamine, and vitamin c products;
  • A diuretic, an antidepressant also known as a "water pill,"
  • Blood pressure medication

This list isn't complete, and other medications may impact Zenzedi. This includes prescription and over-the-counter drugs, vitamins, and herbal remedies. There are many possible interactions between drugs, which are listed here.



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