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Before taking dextroamphetamine, it's important to be aware of certain precautions and warnings. With dextroamphetamine, you should be aware of the drug's habit-forming qualities and the risk of addiction to the medication. Other precautions and warnings with dextroamphetamine concern its potential to impair one's ability to drive a car, operate machinery, or perform other tasks that require complete concentration. Dextroamphetamine also may not be safe to take during pregnancy.

Dextroamphetamine: What Should I Tell My Healthcare Provider?

Before taking dextroamphetamine sulfate (Dexedrine®), let your healthcare provider know if you have:
 
Also, let your healthcare provider know if you are:
 
  • Pregnant or thinking of becoming pregnant
  • Breastfeeding.
     
It's important to also tell your healthcare provider about all of the medicines you take, including prescription and non-prescription medicines, vitamins, and herbal supplements.
 
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