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Brand Name: Adderall and Adderall XR Generic Name: amphetamine, dextroamphetamine Usage: Adderall and Adderall XR have been approved by the Food and Drug Administration to treat Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) for children six years old and above. Adderall is a short acting medication Normally, the first dose of Adderall is taken first thing in the morning. Additional doses can be taken four to six hours later. It can be taken with or without food. It is available in the following strengths: 5 mg 7.5 mg 10 mg 12.5 mg 15 mg 20 mg 30 mg Adderall XR is an extended release medication and is generally taken once daily, normally in the morning. Extended release medications should always be swallowed whole. Adderall XR is available in the following: 5 mg 10 mg 15 mg 20 mg 25 mg 30 mg Physicians will often start patients on lower doses and increase as needed. This helps to find the lowest possible dose to improve symptoms. ...
Generic Name: AMPHETAMINE/DEXTROAMPHETAMINE - ORAL Pronounced: (am-FET-a-meen/DEX-troe-am-FET-a-meen) Adderall Oral Precautions
Before taking this medication, tell your doctor or
pharmacist if you are allergic to it; or to sympathomimetic drugs (e.g.,
epinephrine, pseudoephedrine); or if you have any other allergies. This product
may contain inactive ingredients, which can cause allergic reactions or other
problems. Talk to your pharmacist for more details.
This medication should not be used if you have certain
medical conditions. Before using this medicine, consult your doctor or
pharmacist if you have:
certain mental/mood conditions (e.g., agitation,
heart/blood vessel disease (e.g., irregular heartbeat,
coronary artery disease, angina, heart failure, cardiomyopathy)
problems with heart structure (e.g., valve
history of heart attack or stroke
moderate or severe high blood pressure
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