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
You can wear a patch to quit smoking, a patch to fend of
pregnancy, and pretty soon, youll be able to wear a patch to
Emsam, an experimental skin patch received U.S. regulatory
approval for treating major depression in adults, Somerset
Pharmaceuticals Inc. and Bristol-Myers Squibb announced on
The patch transmits monoamine oxidase inhibitors, a type of
antidepressant, through the skin. These types of drugs have been
approved by the FDA and carry warnings about risks of high blood
pressure if patients consume certain meats, dairy products and
foods containing tyramine. The FDA approved the lowest-dose Ensam
patch without these diet restrictions.
In 2004, the FDA granted conditional approval for the patch but
asked for more data. Additional studies have since been
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