Generic Name: AMPHETAMINE/DEXTROAMPHETAMINE EXTENDED-RELEASE -
ORAL Pronounced: (am-FET-a-meen/DEX-troe-am-FET-a-meen) Adderall XR 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.
How To Use Adderall XR Oral
Read the Medication Guide and, if available, the Patient
Information Leaflet provided by your pharmacist before you start taking
amphetamine/dextroamphetamine and each time you get a refill. If you have any
questions, ask your doctor or pharmacist.
Take this medication by mouth with or without food,
usually once daily in the morning or as directed ...
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