Generic name: Dextroamphetamine and Amphetamine Extended-Release Capsules (Mydayis)
Brand name: Mydayis
Drug class: CNS stimulants
This medication has a risk of abuse and misuse. Only use this medication (dextroamphetamine and amphetamine extended-release capsules) as directed by your doctor. Inform your doctor if you have a history of drug or alcohol abuse or addiction.
Uses of Dextroamphetamine and Amphetamine Extended-Release Capsules:
This medication is used to treat attention deficit problems with hyperactivity. It may also be prescribed for other reasons. Consult with your doctor for more information.
What do I need to tell my doctor BEFORE I take Dextroamphetamine and Amphetamine Extended-Release Capsules?
Inform your doctor if you have an allergy to dextroamphetamine, amphetamine, or any other component of this medication. Also, inform your doctor if you have any of the following health conditions:
Blood vessel disease
High blood pressure
Heart structure problems or other heart problems
Tourette’s syndrome or tics
History of drug abuse or stroke
Taking acetazolamide or sodium bicarbonate
Taking certain drugs for depression or Parkinson’s disease in the last 14 days, such as isocarboxazid, phenelzine, tranylcypromine, selegiline, or rasagiline
Taking linezolid or methylene blue
This is not a comprehensive list of all drugs or health conditions that may interact with this medication. Inform your doctor and pharmacist about all medications, vitamins, and supplements you are taking, as well as any health conditions you have. Do not start, stop, or change the dosage of any medication without consulting your doctor.
What are some things I need to know or do while I take Dextroamphetamine and Amphetamine Extended-Release Capsules?
Here are some important things to keep in mind while taking this medication:
Inform all healthcare providers that you are taking this medication, including doctors, nurses, pharmacists, and dentists.
Avoid driving or performing tasks that require alertness until you know how this medication affects you.
If you have been taking this medication for a long time or at high doses, it may not work as well and you may require higher doses to achieve the same effect. This is known as tolerance. Contact your doctor if this medication stops working well. Do not exceed the prescribed dosage.
This medication may be habit-forming with long-term use.
If you have been taking this medication for several weeks, consult your doctor before discontinuing it. You may need to gradually stop taking it.
You may need to undergo some heart tests before starting this medication. Consult your doctor if you have any questions.
This medication may cause high blood pressure. Monitor your blood pressure and heart rate as directed by your doctor.
Have your blood work checked as directed by your doctor.
This medication may affect certain lab tests. Inform all healthcare providers and lab workers that you are taking this medication.
Avoid taking antacids with this medication.
Consult your doctor before using over-the-counter products that may raise blood pressure, such as cough or cold drugs, diet pills, stimulants, ibuprofen or similar products, and some natural products or aids.
Contact your doctor immediately if you or a family member experience new or worsening behavior and mood changes, such as changes in thinking, anger, or hallucinations. Inform your doctor if you or a family member have any mental or mood problems like depression or bipolar illness, or if a family member has committed suicide. Call your doctor right away if you experience hallucinations, changes in behavior, or signs of mood changes like depression, thoughts of suicide, nervousness, emotional ups and downs, abnormal thinking, anxiety, or lack of interest in life.
If you take this medication with certain other drugs, it may cause a severe and sometimes fatal condition called serotonin syndrome. Contact your doctor immediately if you experience agitation, confusion, hallucinations, fever, abnormal heartbeat, flushing, muscle twitching or