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trademark for preparations of dextroamphetamine, a central nervous system stimulant.
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(dĕk′sĭ-drĭn, -drēn′)
A trademark for the drug dextroamphetamine sulfate.
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Pharmacology An amphetamine used to manage narcolepsy, ADD and possibly AIDS-related fatigue. See AIDS.
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A brand name for DEXAMPHETAMINE (dexamfetamine).
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Patient discussion about Dexedrine

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

A. Because 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.

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