Adderall XR 24 HR Extended Release Oral Capsule 20 mg
This medicine is used for the following purposes:
- attention deficit hyperactivity disorder
Swallow the medicine without crushing or chewing it.
You may open the capsule and sprinkle onto applesauce. Eat the applesauce without chewing the medicine.
This medicine may be taken with or without food, but it is important to take it the same way each time.
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.
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.
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 can be habit-forming. If you use this medicine regularly for a long time, it can lead to withdrawal symptoms when you stop. 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.
This medicine is associated with a rare but very serious medical condition. Please speak with your doctor about symptoms you should look out for while on this medicine. Notify your doctor immediately if you develop those symptoms.
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.
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.
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
- severe, watery or bloody diarrhea
- swelling of the legs, feet, and hands
- high fever
- pale, blue or cold fingers, toes or nails
- sores or blisters on hands or feet
- hallucinations (unusual thoughts, seeing or hearing things that are not real)
- severe or persistent headache
- fast or irregular heart beats
- rapid heartbeat
- jaw pain
- mood changes
- muscle aches, spasms or abnormal movements
- feeling of numbness or tingling in your hands and feet
- pale or blue skin, lips or fingernails
- problems with sexual functions or desire
- shortness of breath
- 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 reaction 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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