Dental Concerns

See also Dental Concerns for Anti-In-fectives and Penicillins. Client/Family Teaching

1. Take exactly as directed and complete entire prescription.

2. Report any rash, persistent diarrhea, lack of response or worsening of symptoms after 48-72 hr of therapy.

3. Return as scheduled for follow-up evaluation.

Amphetamine sulfate

[am-FET-ah-meen] Pregnancy Category: C Dexedrine M (C-II) (Rx) Classification: CNS stimulant

See also Amphetamines and Derivatives.

Action/Kinetics: After PO, completely absorbed in 3 hr. The peak effects of the drug are observed 2-3 hr after administration. Duration: PO, 4-24 hr; tV2: 10-30 hr, depending on urinary pH. Excreted in urine. Acidification increases excretion, whereas alkalinization decreases it. For every one unit increase in pH, the plasma half-life will increase by 7 hr. Uses: Attention deficit disorders in children, narcolepsy. A product containing dextroamphetamine sulfate, dextroamphetamine saccharate, amphetamine sulfate, and amphetamine aspartate is available for use in children aged three years and older who have attention deficit disorder with hyperactivity or narcolepsy. Special Concerns: Use in children less than 3 years of age for attention deficit disorders and in children less than 6 years of age for narcolepsy. Not recommended as an appetite suppressant.

How Supplied: Tablet: 5 mg, 10 mg


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