Dexamfetamine is used to treat narcolepsy, a sleep disorder that causes you to feel excessively tired during the daytime but have disturbed sleep during the night. Dexamfetamine works by stimulating the central nervous system to increase your alertness and reduce excessive sleepiness during the day.
Dexamfetamine is also used to treat attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), for people who do not find methylphenidate helpful. Dexamfetamine helps with concentration, impulsion control, and calming. It is a stimulant that works by increasing the amount of dopamine, a chemical in the brain.
|August 2022: The brand of dexamfetamine tablet (5 mg) is changing|
|From August 2022, the brand of dexamfetamine tablets will change from the ‘PSM’ brand to the Aspen brand. The new Aspen brand will look different, but the tablets have the same amount of dexamfetamine as the ‘PSM’ brand and works in your body in the same way.
Learn more: Dexamfetamine 5mg: brand change(external link)