Dexamphetamine

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Dexamphetamine, also known as dextroamphetamine or dexamfetamine is a psychostimulant.[1][2][3]

Risks and safety[edit | edit source]

Risks include the potential for addiction / substance abuse and tolerance.[1] There are many side effects, including insomnia, irritability, dizziness, constipation, diarrhea, dyskinesia, dysphoria, headache, appetite loss, and heart palpitations.[3]

Availability[edit | edit source]

Prescription only.[1]

Evidence[edit | edit source]

ME/CFS[edit | edit source]

Dexamphetamine is a suggested drug for fatigue and alertness ME/CFS in the Canadian Consensus Criteria.[3]

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References[edit | edit source]

adverse reaction Any unintended or unwanted response to a treatment, whether in a clinical trial or licensed treatment. May be minor or serious.

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