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Methamphetamine (By mouth)

Methamphetamine (meth-am-FET-a-meen)

Treats attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) and helps with weight loss in obese patients.

Brand Name(s):

Desoxyn

There may be other brand names for this medicine.

When This Medicine Should Not Be Used:

This medicine is not right for everyone. Do not use if you had an allergic reaction to methamphetamine or similar medicines, or if you have glaucoma, an overactive thyroid, or a history of drug abuse.

How to Use This Medicine:

Tablet, Long Acting Tablet

Drugs and Foods to Avoid:

Ask your doctor or pharmacist before using any other medicine, including over-the-counter medicines, vitamins, and herbal products.

Warnings While Using This Medicine:

Possible Side Effects While Using This Medicine:

Call your doctor right away if you notice any of these side effects:

If you notice other side effects that you think are caused by this medicine, tell your doctor

Call your doctor for medical advice about side effects. You may report side effects to FDA at 1-800-FDA-1088


Last Updated: 12/12/2016

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