Generic Name: AMPHETAMINE/DEXTROAMPHETAMINE - ORAL Pronounced: (am-FET-a-meen/DEX-troe-am-FET-a-meen) Adderall Oral Uses
This combination medication is used as part of a total
treatment program to control attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD).
It may help to increase the ability to pay attention, stay focused, and control
This product is a combination of stimulants (amphetamine
and dextroamphetamine). It is thought to work by restoring the balance of
certain natural substances (neurotransmitters) in the brain.
This drug may also be used to treat certain sleeping
disorders (narcolepsy). It should not be used to treat tiredness or to hold off
sleep in people who do not have a sleep disorder.
How To Use Adderall Oral
Read the Medication Guide provided by your pharmacist
before you start using amphetamine/dextroamphetamine and each time you get a
refill. If you have any questions, consult your doctor or
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