Amphetamine is a central nervous system stimulant that affects chemicals in the brain and nerves that contribute to hyperactivity and impulse control.

Amphetamine is used to treat attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD).

The Evekeo brand of amphetamine is used to treat ADHD and also narcolepsy. Evekeo is sometimes used to treat obesity in people who have not lost weight with diets or other treatments.

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  • Adzenys XR-ODT, Dyanavel XR, Evekeo
  • Severity: Major
    You should check with your doctor immediately if any of these side effects occur when taking amphetamine:

    Rare:
    Seeing, hearing, or feeling things that are not there
    severe mental changes
    Incidence not known:
    Blurred vision
    dizziness
    false or unusual sense of well-being
    fast, irregular, pounding, or racing heartbeat or pulse
    headache
    nervousness
    pounding in the ears
    restlessness
    shakiness in the legs, arms, hands, or feet
    slow or fast heartbeat
    trouble sleeping
    twitching, twisting, or uncontrolled repetitive movements of the tongue, lips, face, arms, or legs
    uncontrolled vocal outbursts or tics (uncontrolled repeated body movements)
    If any of the following symptoms of overdose occur while taking amphetamine, get emergency help immediately:

    Symptoms of overdose:
    Abdominal or stomach cramps
    confusion
    dark-colored urine
    diarrhea
    dizziness, faintness, or lightheadedness when getting up suddenly from a lying or sitting position
    fainting
    fever
    muscle cramps or spasms
    muscle pain or stiffness
    nausea
    seizures
    sweating
    unusual tiredness or weakness
    vomiting
    Severity: Minor
    Some of the side effects that can occur with amphetamine may not need medical attention. As your body adjusts to the medicine during treatment these side effects may go away. Your health care professional may also be able to tell you about ways to reduce or prevent some of these side effects. If any of the following side effects continue, are bothersome or if you have any questions about them, check with your health care professional:

    Incidence not known:
    Decreased interest in sexual intercourse
    difficulty having a bowel movement (stool)
    dry mouth
    hives or welts, itching, or skin rash
    inability to have or keep an erection
    loss in sexual ability, desire, drive, or performance
    loss of appetite
    redness of the skin
    unpleasant taste
    weight loss
  • (oral tablet, oral suspension, extended release, oral tablet, disintegrating, extended release)