Description and Brand Names

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US Brand Name

  1. Dyanavel XR
  2. Evekeo

Descriptions


Amphetamine is used to treat narcolepsy (sleep disorder). It is also used to treat attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD). It belongs to the group of medicines called central nervous system (CNS) stimulants.

Amphetamine is also used for weight reduction in obese patients.

Amphetamine works in the treatment of ADHD by increasing attention and decreasing restlessness in children and adults who are overactive, cannot concentrate for very long, or are easily distracted and impulsive. This medicine is used as part of a total treatment program that also includes social, educational, and psychological treatment.

This medicine is available only with a doctor's prescription.

This product is available in the following dosage forms:

  • Tablet, Extended Release, Disintegrating
  • Suspension, Extended Release
  • Tablet