Drug Interactions

Dextroamphetamine can potentially interact with a number of medicines (see Drug Interactions With Dextroamphetamine for more information).

What If I Take an Overdose?

People who take too much dextroamphetamine may have overdose symptoms that could include:
  • Hyperactivity (trouble sitting still)
  • Fast breathing
  • Confusion
  • Fever
  • Muscle pains
  • Shakiness
  • Aggressiveness
  • Hallucinations (seeing or hearing things that are not really there).
If you happen to overdose on this drug, seek immediate medical attention.
(Click Dexedrine Overdose for more information.)

How Should Dextroamphetamine Be Stored?

Dextroamphetamine should be stored at room temperature, away from moisture or heat. Both tablets and extended-release capsules should be kept in an airtight container.
Keep this and all medications out of the reach of children.

What Should I Do If I Miss a Dose?

If you do not take your dextroamphetamine as scheduled, take your missed dose as soon as you remember. If it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and continue with your regular schedule. If you do not remember until late in the evening, skip the dose. Taking this medication late in the evening can cause trouble sleeping at night. Do not take a double dose.

Who Makes the Medication?

Dexedrine is manufactured by GlaxoSmithKline Corporation. Generic versions are made by several manufacturers.

Dextroamphetamine Drug Info

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