Amphetamine 24 HR Extended Release Tablet 18.8 mg
This medicine is used for the following purposes:
- attention deficit hyperactivity disorder
Let the medicine dissolve on your tongue and then swallow.
Do not chew or swallow it whole.
Keep the medicine in its original container.
This medicine may be taken with or without food.
Peel back the foil backing and carefully remove the tablet using dry hands. Do not try to push the tablet through the foil.
Try to avoid taking the medicine at bedtime.
Take the medicine first thing in the morning.
Store at room temperature in a dry place. Do not keep in the bathroom.
Keep the medicine away from heat and light.
Please ask your doctor, nurse, or pharmacist how to discard unused medicines safely.
It is important that you keep taking each dose of this medicine on time even if you are feeling well.
If you forget to take a dose on time, take it as soon as possible in the morning. If you don't remember until later in the afternoon or close to the next dose, do not take the missed dose - return to regular schedule next day.
Please tell your doctor and pharmacist about all the medicines you take. Include both prescription and over-the-counter medicines. Also tell them about any vitamins, herbal medicines, or anything else you take for your health.
If your symptoms do not improve or they worsen while on this medicine, contact your doctor.
Do not suddenly stop taking this medicine. Check with your doctor before stopping.
If you need to stop this medicine, your doctor may wish to gradually reduce the dosage before stopping.
This medicine may interfere with some lab test results. Be sure to tell all your healthcare providers that you are taking this medicine.
It is very important that you keep all appointments for medical exams and tests while on this medicine.
Do not take the medicine more than once during 24 hours.
This medicine may become habit-forming if used for a long time. Please use this medicine only as directed.
Tell your doctor and pharmacist if you ever had an allergic reaction to a medicine. Symptoms of an allergic reaction can include trouble breathing, skin rash, itching, swelling, or severe dizziness.
Some patients taking this medicine have experienced serious side effects. Please speak with your doctor to understand the risks and benefits associated with this medicine.
This medicine is associated with an increased risk of serious heart problems, heart attack, and stroke. Please speak with your doctor about the risks and benefits of using this medicine. Contact your doctor immediately if you experience chest pain or difficulty breathing.
Do not use the medication any more than instructed.
Your ability to stay alert or to react quickly may be impaired by this medicine. Do not drive or operate machinery until you know how this medicine will affect you.
Please check with your doctor before drinking alcohol while on this medicine.
If you drink more than a few alcoholic beverages each day, ask your doctor whether you should be on this medicine.
Family should check on the patient often. Call the doctor if patient becomes more depressed, has thoughts of suicide, or shows changes in behavior.
Call the doctor if there are any signs of confusion or unusual changes in behavior.
Tell the doctor or pharmacist if you are pregnant, planning to be pregnant, or breastfeeding.
Do not breastfeed while on this medicine. This medicine can pass through breast milk to the baby.
Do not take St. John's wort while on this medicine.
Ask your pharmacist if this medicine can interact with any of your other medicines. Be sure to tell them about all the medicines you take.
Please tell all your doctors and dentists that you are on this medicine before they provide care.
Do not start or stop any other medicines without first speaking to your doctor or pharmacist.
If you have painful erection or an erection for more than 4 hours, seek medical care right away.
Do not share this medicine with anyone who has not been prescribed this medicine.
This medicine can cause serious side effects in some patients. Important information from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is available from your pharmacist. Please review it carefully with your pharmacist to understand the risks associated with this medicine.
Always refill this medicine before it runs out.
The following is a list of some common side effects from this medicine. Please speak with your doctor about what you should do if you experience these or other side effects.
- agitated feeling or trouble sleeping
- decreased appetite
- dry mouth
- high blood pressure
- stomach upset or abdominal pain
- weight loss
Call your doctor or get medical help right away if you notice any of these more serious side effects:
- change in behavior
- chest pain
- depression or feeling sad
- severe, watery or bloody diarrhea
- swelling of the legs, feet, and hands
- pale, blue or cold fingers, toes or nails
- cold hands or feet
- sores or blisters on hands or feet
- hallucinations (unusual thoughts, seeing or hearing things that are not real)
- fast or irregular heart beats
- jaw pain
- mood changes
- uncontrollable movement of face, tongue, arms or legs
- muscle aches, spasms or abnormal movements
- feeling of numbness or tingling in your hands and feet
- problems with sexual functions or desire
- shortness of breath
- change in skin color
- skin numbness
- symptoms of stroke (such as one-sided weakness, slurred speech, confusion)
- suicidal thoughts
- unusual or unexplained tiredness or weakness
- blurring or changes of vision
- severe or persistent vomiting
A few people may have an allergic reactions to this medicine. Symptoms can include difficulty breathing, skin rash, itching, swelling, or severe dizziness. If you notice any of these symptoms, seek medical help quickly.
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