Amphetamine

Overview

Categories

Primary Characterstics

Indications

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Pharmacokinetics

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Contraindications

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Drug Interactions

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Side Effects

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Dosage

Amphetamine's dosage details are as follows:
Dose Single Dose Frequency Route Instructions

Adult Dosage

0.9 mg/kg daily0.9 (0.9)As recommended.OralFor Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder: Conventional tablets: Rarely dose may be exceed to 40 mg daily. Tolerance is more likely with relatively high dosages. Long-term use has not been studied systematically. If used for long-term therapy, periodically reevaluate the usefulness of the drug.
5 to 60 mg daily32 (32.5)As recommended.OralFor Nacrolepsy: Conventional tablets: Should be given in divided doses.Initially, 10 mg daily; daily dosage is increased in 10-mg increments at weekly intervals until the optimum response is attained.
60 mg daily60 (60)As recommended.OralFor Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder: Extended release capsules: Dosages up to 60 mg daily have been evaluated in clinical studies; however, no evidence that dosages >20 mg daily provide any additional benefit. Long-term use (>4 weeks) has not been studied systematically. If used for long-term therapy, periodically reevaluate the usefulness of the drug.

Paedriatic Dosage (20kg)

No data regarding the Paedriatic dosage details of Amphetamine is available.

Neonatal Dosage (3kg)

No data regarding the neonatal dosage details of Amphetamine is available.

High Risk Groups

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Warning / Precautions

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Storage Conditions

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Interference in Pathology

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Brands / Trade Names of Amphetamine

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Manufacturers of Amphetamine in Pakistan

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