AMPHETAMINE SULFATE- amphetamine sulfate tablet
(am fet’ a meen sul’ fate)
Tablets USP CII
Read this Medication Guide before you or your child starts taking amphetamine sulfate tablets and each time you get a refill. There may be new information. This information does not take the place of talking to your doctor about you or your child’s treatment.
|What is the most important information I should know about amphetamine sulfate tablets?
Amphetamine sulfate tablets are a stimulant medicine. Some people have had the following problems when taking stimulant medicines such as amphetamine sulfate tablets:
1. Heart-related problems:
Tell your doctor if you or your child has any heart problems, heart defects, high blood pressure, or a family history of these problems.
2. Mental (Psychiatric) problems including:
In Children and Teenagers who have psychiatric problems, new psychotic symptoms such as:
Tell your doctor about any mental problems you or your child have, or about a family history of suicide, bipolar illness, or depression.
Call your doctor right away if you or your child have any new or worsening mental symptoms or problems while taking amphetamine sulfate tablets, especially:
3. Circulation problems in fingers and toes [Peripheral vasculopathy, including Raynaud’s phenomenon].
Tell your doctor if you have or your child has numbness, pain, skin color change, or sensitivity to temperature in your fingers or toes.
Call your doctor right away if you have or your child has any signs of unexplained wounds appearing on fingers or toes while taking amphetamine sulfate tablets.
What are amphetamine sulfate tablets?
|Amphetamine sulfate tablets are a federally controlled substance (CII) because it contains amphetamine that can be a target for people who abuse prescription medicines or street drugs. Keep amphetamine sulfate tablets in a safe place to protect it from theft. Never give your amphetamine sulfate tablets to anyone else, because it may cause death or harm them. Selling or giving away amphetamine sulfate tablets is against the law.
Tell your doctor if you or your child has (or has a family history of) ever abused or been dependent on alcohol, prescription medicines or street drugs.
Who should not take amphetamine sulfate tablets?
Do not take amphetamine sulfate tablets if you or your child:
What should I tell my doctor before taking amphetamine sulfate tablets?
Before you or your child takes amphetamine sulfate tablets, tell your doctor if you or your child has or if there is a family history of:
Tell your doctor if:
Tell your doctor about all the medicines that you or your child takes, including prescription and nonprescription medicines, vitamins, and herbal supplements.
Amphetamine sulfate tablets and some medicines may interact with each other and cause serious side effects. Sometimes the doses of other medicines will need to be adjusted while taking amphetamine sulfate tablets.
Your doctor will decide whether amphetamine sulfate tablets can be taken with other medicines.
Especially tell your doctor if you or your child takes:
Know the medicines that you or your child takes.
Keep a list of your medicines with you to show your doctor and pharmacist when you get a new medicine.
Do not start any new medicine while taking amphetamine sulfate tablets without talking to your doctor first.
How should I take amphetamine sulfate tablets?
What should I avoid while taking amphetamine sulfate tablets?
Do not drive, operate machinery, or do other dangerous activities until you know how amphetamine sulfate tablets affect you.
What are possible side effects of amphetamine sulfate tablets?
Amphetamine sulfate tablets may cause serious side effects, including:
See "What is the most important information I should know about amphetamine sulfate tablets?" for information on reported heart and mental problems.
Other serious side effects include:
The most common side effects of amphetamine sulfate tablets include:
Talk to your doctor if you or your child have side effects that are bothersome or do not go away.
These are not all the possible side effects of amphetamine sulfate tablets. For more information ask your doctor or pharmacist.
Call your doctor for medical advice about side effects. You may report side effects to SpecGx LLC at 1-800-778-7898 or FDA at 1-800-FDA-1088.
How should I store amphetamine sulfate tablets?
General information about the safe and effective use of amphetamine sulfate tablets.
Medicines are sometimes prescribed for purposes other than those listed in a Medication Guide. Do not use amphetamine sulfate tablets for a condition for which it was not prescribed. Do not give amphetamine sulfate tablets to other people, even if they have the same condition. It may harm them and it is against the law.
This Medication Guide summarizes the most important information about amphetamine sulfate tablets. If you would like more information, talk with your doctor. You can ask your doctor or pharmacist for information about amphetamine sulfate tablets that was written for healthcare professionals.
For more information about amphetamine sulfate tablets, please contact SpecGx LLC at 1-800-778-7898.
What are the ingredients in amphetamine sulfate tablets?
Active Ingredient: amphetamine sulfate
Inactive Ingredients: crospovidone, silicified microcrystalline cellulose, silicon dioxide, and stearic acid. The 10 mg tablet also contains FD&C Blue #1.
This Medication Guide has been approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration.
Manufactured by: SpecGx LLC, Webster Groves, MO 63119 USA
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