DEXTROAMPHETAMINE is a Schedule H drug.
Dextroamphetamine is a central nervous system stimulant. It affects chemicals in the brain and nerves that contribute to hyperactivity and impulse control.Dextroamphetamine is used to treat narcolepsy and attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD).It can help increase your ability to pay attention, stay focused on an activity, and control behavior problems. It may also help you to organize your tasks and improve listening skills.


DEXTROAMPHETAMINE is generally used to treat: Attention Deficit Hyperactivity, Narcolepsy
DEXTROAMPHETAMINE can address symptoms like: Difficulty Staying Awake During Day

Frequently Asked Questions

Q: Is it safe on my liver?
A: Not Safe

Q: Is it safe on my kidney?
A: Check with your Doctor first

Q: Can I take it with alcohol?
A: Not Safe

Q: Is it safe for children?
A: Not Advised for age < 6yrs

Q: Can it be taken during pregnancy?
A: Not enough studies to prove Risk – Ask your Doctor

How Do I Take It?

Route of Administration: Oral


  • You should not 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.
  • Dextroamphetamine may be habit-forming, and this medicine is a drug of abuse. Tell your doctor if you have had problems with drug or alcohol abuse.
  • Do not use dextroamphetamine if you have used an MAO inhibitor in the past 14 days.
  • You should not use dextroamphetamine if you are allergic to any stimulant medicine,Follow all directions on your prescription label. Your doctor may occasionally change your dose.
  • Do not take this medicine in larger or smaller amounts or for longer than recommended.
  • Dextroamphetamine is sometimes taken 2 or 3 times per day. Extended-release dextroamphetamine is taken only once per day.
  • Follow your doctor’s dosing instructions very carefully.
  • Do not crush, chew, break, or open an extended-release capsule. Swallow it whole.Taking this medication late in the day may cause trouble sleeping (insomnia).
  • Avoid evening doses as it will be difficult to fall sleep.

Symptoms of Overdosage

DEXTROAMPHETAMINE over-dosage can result in: Depressed Mood, Head Headache, Restless Or Irritability, Rapid Breathing, Confusion, Hallucinations, Lightheadedness, Fainting, Nausea, Abdomen Pain, Irregular Heartbeat

Common Side-Effects

DEXTROAMPHETAMINE : Diarrhoea, Vomiting, Insomnia, Stomach Pain, Abdomen Upset Stomach, Loss Of Appetite, Dry Mouth, Weight Loss (unintentional), Head Headache, Dizziness, Rapid Heart Rate (pulse), Difficulty Sleeping, Nervousness

Serious Side-Effects

DEXTROAMPHETAMINE : Seizure, Depression, Body Discoloration, Mood Swings, Agitation, Grinding Teeth, Erectile Dysfunction, Irregular Heartbeat, Eyes Blurred Vision, Slurred Speech, Ankles Swelling, Sudden Numbness Or Weakness On One Side Of Body

Rare Side-Effects

DEXTROAMPHETAMINE : Serotonin Syndrome, Rapid Heart Rate (pulse), Hallucinations, Loss Of Coordination, Restless Or Irritability, Delusions

Disease Interactions

DEXTROAMPHETAMINE can interfere with: Hyperthyroidism, Myocardial Infarction, Glaucoma, Hypertension, Psychosis, Anxiety, Neurosis, Pheochromocytoma, PAD (Peripheral Artery Disease), Acute Liver Failure, Seizure, Alcoholism, Depression, Acute Renal Failure, Diabetes Type 2

Technical Classification


Storage Conditions

Room Temperature (Between 15 To 25 C)

Available Alternatives

Common Drugs with DEXTROAMPHETAMINE as Ingredient