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Side Effects of Amphetamine and DextroamphetamineAs with any medicine, side effects are possible with amphetamine and dextroamphetamine. However, not everyone who takes this drug will experience problems. In fact, most people tolerate it well. If side effects do occur, they are often minor and either require no treatment or can be treated easily by you or your healthcare provider.
The most common side effects seen with this medication include:
- Loss of appetite
- Dry mouth
- Difficulty sleeping (insomnia)
- Abdominal pain (stomach pain)
- Weight loss (see Adderall and Weight Loss).
(Click Side Effects of Amphetamine and Dextroamphetamine to learn more, including potentially serious side effects to look out for.)
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