Patient discussion about Dexedrine

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Q. My child is having autism and is given Dexedrine ….does this has any side effects?

A1Because it is a stimulant,the more common side effects may include:
Excessive restlessness, over stimulation.
here and there you can find abuse of that stimulant and the
effects of chronic heavy abuse of Dexedrine may include:
Hyperactivity, irritability, personality changes, schizophrenia-like thoughts and behavior, severe insomnia, severe skin disease.
A2Yes there are some to look for, like serious side effect are chest pain, skin rash, high fever, weakness and less serious side effects are mood changes, insomnia, constipation, vomiting.
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