Desoxyn Oral Tablet 5Mg Drug Medication Dosage Information
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Desoxyn: Oral tablet (5mg)

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Desoxyn 5mg Tab
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Desoxyn 5mg Tab
Recordati Rare Diseases
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Desoxyn 5mg Tab
Recordati Rare Diseases
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Desoxyn 5mg Tab
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What is this Medicine?

METHAMPHETAMINE (meth am FET a meen) is used to treat attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD). The drug may also be used together with diet and exercise in the short-term treatment of obesity.

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Desoxyn 5mg Tablet

NDC: 673860102
  • Prescription Required
  • Federally Controlled Drug
    (CSA Schedule)
  • FDA Approved




FDA approved for the following conditions:
Attention-deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD), Obesity

Sometimes used for but not FDA approved for the following conditions:
Narcolepsy

Storage Information
Store below 86 degrees F
Desoxyn 5mg Tablet
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Color: white
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Recordati Rare Diseases
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Shape: round
Color: white

Reported Side Effects for Desoxyn 5mg Tablet

Hallucinations Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: EARLY
Paranoia Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Not Breathing Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: RAPID
Serotonin Syndrome Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: DELAYED
Suddenly Stopped Heart Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: EARLY
Delirium Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: EARLY
Mania Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: EARLY
Brain Attack Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: EARLY
Convulsions Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: DELAYED
Psychosis Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: EARLY
Heart Attack Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: DELAYED
Headache Incidence:
>10.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Inability To Sleep Incidence:
>10.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Irritability Incidence:
>10.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Decreased Appetite Incidence:
>10.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
*This is an approximate aggregated range of reported side effects from clinical studies performed on this drug. Your experience with this drug may be different.
Daily Life Interactions for Desoxyn 5mg Tablet

Elements of your daily lifestyle may have an effect on the medications you are taking. Drug interactions can result in unwanted side effects, reduce the effectiveness of your medicine or possibly increase the action of a particular medicine.

Major Lifestyle Interaction
Alcohol and Desoxyn 5mg Tablet(Methamphetamine Hydrochloride)
Alcohol and Methamphetamine Hydrochloride(Methamphetamine Hydrochloride)
Avoid alcoholic beverages while taking this drug. Alcohol can cause drowsiness, mental impairment and fatigue which can decrease the effectiveness of Methamphetamine treatment. Do not drive or operate machinery if you have been drinking alcoholic beverages.
Major Lifestyle Interaction
Marijuana and Desoxyn 5mg Tablet(Methamphetamine Hydrochloride)
Marijuana and Amphetamines(Methamphetamine Hydrochloride)
Do not take Marijuana, Medical and Amphetamines together without talking to your health care provider. Taking these drugs together might increase the risk of high blood pressure or heart rate, nervousness, palpitations, problems with sleep, severe headache, or other side effects.
Moderate Lifestyle Interaction
Foods that alkalinize urine and Desoxyn 5mg Tablet(Methamphetamine Hydrochloride)
Foods that alkalinize urine and Methamphetamine Hydrochloride(Methamphetamine Hydrochloride)
Most foods are not expected to cause a problem with methamphetamine, so do not significantly alter your diet unless directed to do so by your health care professional. You may need to limit caffeine intake (food examples: coffee, teas, colas, and chocolate) while taking this medicine. Taking a high amount of Caffeine can increase the risk of irritability, nausea, nervousness, palpitations, problems with sleep (insomnia), rapid heartbeat, or other side effects.
Moderate Lifestyle Interaction
Caffeine-containing Foods/Beverages and Desoxyn 5mg Tablet(Methamphetamine Hydrochloride)
Caffeine-containing Foods/Beverages and Methamphetamine Hydrochloride(Methamphetamine Hydrochloride)
Limit caffeine intake (examples: coffee, teas, colas, chocolate and some herbal supplements) while taking Methamphetamine. Also avoid medicines containing additional Caffeine whenever possible. Side effects from Methamphetamine may get worse if you take excessive Caffeine. Taking a high amount of Caffeine can increase the risk of nausea, nervousness, palpitations, problems with sleep, rapid heartbeat, tremor, or other side effects.
Moderate Lifestyle Interaction
Foods that acidify the urine and Desoxyn 5mg Tablet(Methamphetamine Hydrochloride)
Foods that acidify the urine and Methamphetamine Hydrochloride(Methamphetamine Hydrochloride)
Most foods are not expected to cause a problem with methamphetamine, so do not significantly alter your diet unless directed to do so by your health care professional. You may need to limit caffeine intake (food examples: coffee, teas, colas, and chocolate) while taking this medicine. Taking a high amount of Caffeine can increase the risk of irritability, nausea, nervousness, palpitations, problems with sleep (insomnia), rapid heartbeat, or other side effects.
Moderate Lifestyle Interaction
Acidic food and Desoxyn 5mg Tablet(Methamphetamine Hydrochloride)
Acidic food and Amphetamines(Methamphetamine Hydrochloride)
Most foods are not expected to cause a problem with this medication, so do not significantly alter your diet unless directed to do so by your health care professional. Acidic juices, like citrus juices (examples: orange juice, grapefruit juice) may decrease the absorption of this medication and are best avoided during the 1 hour before a dose, at the time of dosing, and for 1 hour after taking a dose. You may need to limit caffeine intake (food examples: coffee, teas, colas, and chocolate) while taking this medicine. Taking a high amount of caffeine can increase the risk of irritability, nausea, nervousness, palpitations, problems with sleep (insomnia), rapid heartbeat, or other side effects.
Pregnancy & Lactation Information
FIRST Trimester

Class C - Animal studies have shown an adverse effect and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women. OR No animal studies have been conducted and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women.

SECOND Trimester

Class C - Animal studies have shown an adverse effect and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women. OR No animal studies have been conducted and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women.

THIRD Trimester

Class C - Animal studies have shown an adverse effect and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women. OR No animal studies have been conducted and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women.

Lactation

Avoid - This drug is known to cause harm to infants when taken by nursing mothers.


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