dextroamphetamine (Dexedrine, Dextrostat, ProCentra, Zenzedi)

  • Pharmacy Author:
    Omudhome Ogbru, PharmD

    Dr. Ogbru received his Doctorate in Pharmacy from the University of the Pacific School of Pharmacy in 1995. He completed a Pharmacy Practice Residency at the University of Arizona/University Medical Center in 1996. He was a Professor of Pharmacy Practice and a Regional Clerkship Coordinator for the University of the Pacific School of Pharmacy from 1996-99.

  • Medical and Pharmacy Editor: Jay W. Marks, MD
    Jay W. Marks, MD

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Is dextroamphetamine-oral capsule, tablet safe to take if I'm pregnant or breastfeeding?

There are no adequate studies of dextroamphetamine use during pregnancy to determine its safety in pregnant females.

It is not known whether dextroamphetamine is secreted into breast milk.

What else should I know about dextroamphetamine-oral capsule, tablet?

What preparations of dextroamphetamine-oral capsule, tablet are available?

Tablets: 5, 10, and 15 mg. Extended-release capsules: 5, 10, and 15 mg.

How should I keep dextroamphetamine-oral capsule, tablet stored?

Dextroamphetamine tablets and capsules should be stored between 20 C and 25 C (68 F and 77 F).

REFERENCE: FDA Prescribing Information.

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