This medication is used to treat attention deficit hyperactivity disorder – ADHD. It works by changing the amounts of certain natural substances in the brain. Amphetamine belongs to a class of drugs known as stimulants. It can help increase your ability to pay attention, stay focused on an activity, and control behavior problems. It may also help you organize your tasks and improve listening skills.This medication is also used to treat a certain sleeping disorder (narcolepsy) to help you stay awake during the day. It should not be used to treat tiredness or to hold off sleep in people who do not have a sleep disorder.we may also use Amphetamine along with a doctor-approved, reduced-calorie diet to help significantly overweight (obese) people lose weight. We should only use it for a short time (a few weeks) in people who have not lost enough weight with other treatments (such as dieting, other drugs, group programs). It may work by decreasing your appetite.
How to use Evekeo
Read the Medication Guide provided by your pharmacist before you use amphetamine, and each time you get a refill. If you have questions, ask your doctor or pharmacist.
Take this medication by mouth with or without food as directed by your doctor, usually 1 to 3 times a day. We usually take the first dose when you wake up in the morning. If more doses are prescribed, take them as directed by your doctor, usually 4 to 6 hours apart.
If you are using this medication for weight loss, take it as directed by your doctor, usually 30 to 60 minutes before each meal.
Use this medication regularly to get the most benefit from it. To help you remember, take it at the same time(s) each day. Do not take this medication late in the evening because it may cause you to have trouble sleeping (insomnia).