Dexedrine Infographic

Last Edited: February 22, 2020

Patricia Howard, LMFT, CADC

Clinically Reviewed
Jim Brown, CDCA

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Dexedrine (dextroamphetamine) is an amphetamine primarily used to treat ADHD in children, as well as narcolepsy. Like all amphetamines, Dexidrine is a CNS Stimulant (“Upper”) classified by its ability to increase neurotransmitter activity in the brain, particularly increasing alertness and attention span. Dexedrine can be ingested in pill form in both immediate and extended release doses. Visit the Dexedrine Page to learn more.