Amphetamine Sulfate

Narcolepsy, Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder
Treatment
2 FDA approvals
20 Active Studies for Amphetamine Sulfate

What is Amphetamine Sulfate

DextroamphetamineThe Generic name of this drug
Treatment SummaryDextroamphetamine is a drug used to treat Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD). It was approved by the FDA in 2001 and works by balancing the neurotransmitters in the brain. Dextroamphetamine is the right-handed form of the drug amphetamine.
Dextrostatis the brand name
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Amphetamine Sulfate Overview & Background
Brand Name
Generic Name
First FDA Approval
How many FDA approvals?
Dextrostat
Dextroamphetamine
1975
569

Approved as Treatment by the FDA

Dextroamphetamine, also known as Dextrostat, is approved by the FDA for 2 uses such as Narcolepsy and Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder .
Narcolepsy
Helps manage Narcolepsy
Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder
Used to treat Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) in combination with Amphetamine

Effectiveness

How Amphetamine Sulfate Affects PatientsDextroamphetamine is a drug that stimulates the central nervous system. It can increase blood pressure and act as a mild breathing aid. Exactly how dextroamphetamine works is not fully understood.
How Amphetamine Sulfate works in the bodyWe don't know exactly how amphetamines work, but they appear to help increase the amount of dopamine in the brain. This is done by blocking the reabsorption of dopamine, making more of it available to the brain, as well as stimulating the release of more dopamine. Additionally, amphetamines may affect the number of molecules responsible for transporting dopamine around the brain.

When to interrupt dosage

The measure of Amphetamine Sulfate is contingent upon the identified ailment. The quantity likewise fluctuates as per the technique of delivery (e.g. Tablet or Oral) featured in the table beneath.
Condition
Dosage
Administration
Narcolepsy
, 5.0 mg, 10.0 mg, 15.0 mg, 5.0 mg/mL, 2.5 mg, 7.5 mg, 20.0 mg, 30.0 mg, 3.125 mg, 6.25 mg, 9.375 mg, 12.5 mg, 1.875 mg, 1.25 mg, 3.75 mg, 25.0 mg, 18.75 mg, 60.0 mg, 40.0 mg
, Oral, Capsule, extended release, Capsule, extended release - Oral, Liquid, Liquid - Oral, Tablet - Oral, Tablet, Solution, Solution - Oral, Capsule - Oral, Capsule
Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder
, 5.0 mg, 10.0 mg, 15.0 mg, 5.0 mg/mL, 2.5 mg, 7.5 mg, 20.0 mg, 30.0 mg, 3.125 mg, 6.25 mg, 9.375 mg, 12.5 mg, 1.875 mg, 1.25 mg, 3.75 mg, 25.0 mg, 18.75 mg, 60.0 mg, 40.0 mg
, Oral, Capsule, extended release, Capsule, extended release - Oral, Liquid, Liquid - Oral, Tablet - Oral, Tablet, Solution, Solution - Oral, Capsule - Oral, Capsule

Warnings

Amphetamine Sulfate has nine contraindications and should not be utilized for the situations detailed in the table below.Amphetamine Sulfate Contraindications
Condition
Risk Level
Notes
Hypertensive disease
Do Not Combine
Drug abuse
Do Not Combine
Pulse Frequency
Do Not Combine
Open-angle glaucoma
Do Not Combine
symptomatic cardiovascular disease
Do Not Combine
advanced arteriosclerosis
Do Not Combine
Hyperthyroidism
Do Not Combine
Agitation
Do Not Combine
Severe Hypersensitivity Reactions
Do Not Combine
Dextroamphetamine may interact with Pulse Frequency
There are 20 known major drug interactions with Amphetamine Sulfate.
Common Amphetamine Sulfate Drug Interactions
Drug Name
Risk Level
Description
Clonidine
Major
The metabolism of Clonidine can be decreased when combined with Dextroamphetamine.
Dacomitinib
Major
The metabolism of Dacomitinib can be decreased when combined with Dextroamphetamine.
Enasidenib
Major
The metabolism of Enasidenib can be decreased when combined with Dextroamphetamine.
Erlotinib
Major
The metabolism of Erlotinib can be decreased when combined with Dextroamphetamine.
Flecainide
Major
The metabolism of Flecainide can be decreased when combined with Dextroamphetamine.
Amphetamine Sulfate Toxicity & Overdose RiskTaking dextroamphetamine while pregnant can cause birth defects in mice, but this has not been studied in humans. It can also cause low birthweight, breathing and swallowing problems, and withdrawal symptoms in newborns. Women should not take dextroamphetamine while breastfeeding as it is passed to the baby through breast milk. It is not recommended for children under 3 years old as its long-term effects on children have not been determined.

Amphetamine Sulfate Novel Uses: Which Conditions Have a Clinical Trial Featuring Amphetamine Sulfate?

84 distinct investigations are presently assessing the potential of Amphetamine Sulfate in the treatment of Narcolepsy.
Condition
Clinical Trials
Trial Phases
Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder
75 Actively Recruiting
Phase 4, Not Applicable, Phase 1, Phase 2, Phase 3, Early Phase 1
Narcolepsy
9 Actively Recruiting
Phase 2, Not Applicable, Phase 3, Phase 4, Phase 1

Amphetamine Sulfate Reviews: What are patients saying about Amphetamine Sulfate?

5Patient Review
6/7/2019
Amphetamine Sulfate for Attention Deficit Disorder with Hyperactivity
50 years ago, I would've been written off as an underachiever. However, this treatment has allowed me to focus and get tasks done.
4.3Patient Review
7/14/2015
Amphetamine Sulfate for Recurring Sleep Episodes During the Day
3Patient Review
11/27/2020
Amphetamine Sulfate for Attention Deficit Disorder with Hyperactivity
I have found that I have difficulty urinating when on this medication. Has anyone else had this issue?
3Patient Review
1/22/2020
Amphetamine Sulfate for Attention Deficit Disorder with Hyperactivity
I take this drug in addition to my Vyvanse when I start feeling down and anxious. It's been working well so far.

Patient Q&A Section about amphetamine sulfate

These questions and answers are submitted by anonymous patients, and have not been verified by our internal team.

Is Dyanavel the same as Adderall?

"Both Adzenys ER and Adzenys XR-ODT are manufactured by Neos Therapeutics. Adzenys XR-ODT is a bioequivalent to Adderall XR. Dyanavel XR is a suspension form of extended-release amphetamine for ADHD."

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What ingredients are in amphetamine sulphate?

"Each tablet of amphetamine sulfate for oral administration contains 5 mg or 10 mg of the active ingredient. The tablet also contains the following inactive ingredients: crospovidone, silicified microcrystalline cellulose and stearic acid. The 10 mg tablet also contains FD&C Blue #1 aluminum lake ."

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What does amphetamine sulphate do?

"Amphetamine is a medication used to treat attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD). It act by altering the levels of some natural substances in the brain. Amphetamine is classified as a stimulant drug."

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What is the brand name for amphetamine sulfate?

"- The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved Amphetamine sulfate (Evekeo, Adzenys XR ODT) to treat attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD).

The FDA has approved Amphetamine sulfate to treat ADHD."

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Clinical Trials for Amphetamine Sulfate

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