Dexedrine 5 mg band tablet (dextroamphetamine)
Dexedrine 5 mg band tablet (dextroamphetamine) are usually taken once a day in the morning.
Common Side Effects
The common side effects associated with taking Dexedrine are rapid heart rate, palpitations, nervousness, restlessness, insomnia, dry mouth, constipation, nausea, diarrhea, loss of appetite, weight loss, and elevation of blood pressure.
Adverse Reactions and Precautions
Dexedrine has a high potential for abuse. Individuals with a history of alcohol and substance abuse may be at risk for abusing stimulants. Individuals who abuse Dexedrine develop tolerance and psychological dependence that may result in addiction. With long-term abuse of Dexedrine and the resulting sleepless nights, the individual
may develop psychotic symptoms. Dexedrine may increase blood pressure. Individuals with a history of high blood pressure or heart disease should be cautious about taking Dexedrine because it can exacerbate these conditions. Uncontrolled high blood pressure can have serious consequences, including stroke and heart attacks. Patients taking Dexedrine should routinely check their blood pressure. Individuals with a history of seizure disorder should be cautious while taking Dexedrine because it can lower the seizure threshold.
serious side effects include:
• Slowing of growth (height and weight) in children
• Seizures, mainly in patients with a history of seizures
• Eyesight changes or blurred vision