Mydayis

Drug List

Mydayis

Drug Name

Mydayis (Amphetamine and Dextroamphetamine)

Manufactured By

Shire LLC

Drug Savings


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Nationwide Prescription Connection (NPC) is an experienced advocacy service that helps connect patients to manufacturer provided free and discount programs. We can help the uninsured, under insured, those in the Medicare gap also known as the "doughnut hole", or even those needing help with expensive co-pays.  Our web site makes it easy for you to enter the medications you are taking, along with some basic patient information, and then finds the program that is right for you.


Treats Disease/Condition

Uses

Used to treat narcolepsy and attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD).

How To Use

Follow all directions on your prescription label. Your doctor may occasionally change your dose. Do not take this medicine in larger or smaller amounts or for longer than recommended. Amphetamine and dextroamphetamine may be habit-forming. Never share this medicine with another person, especially someone with a history of drug abuse or addiction. Keep the medication in a place where others cannot get to it. Selling or giving away this medicine is against the law. Read all patient information, medication guides, and instruction sheets provided to you. Ask your doctor or pharmacist if you have any questions. You may take this medicine with or without food, first thing in the morning. Do not crush, chew, break, or open an extended-release capsule. Swallow it whole. To make swallowing easier, you may open the capsule and sprinkle the medicine into a spoonful of applesauce. Swallow right away without chewing. Do not save the mixture for later use. While using this medicine, your doctor will need to check your progress at regular visits. Tell any doctor who treats you that you are using this medicine. Amphetamine and dextroamphetamine can cause unusual results with certain medical tests. Tell any doctor who treats you that you are using this medicine. Keep track of your medicine. Amphetamine and dextroamphetamine is a drug of abuse and you should be aware if anyone is using your medicine improperly or without a prescription.

Side Effects

Get emergency medical help if you have signs of an allergic reaction: hives; difficult breathing; swelling of your face, lips, tongue, or throat. Call your doctor at once if you have: * signs of heart problems--chest pain, trouble breathing, feeling like you might pass out; * signs of psychosis--hallucinations (seeing or hearing things that are not real), new behavior problems, aggression, hostility, paranoia; * signs of circulation problems--numbness, pain, cold feeling, unexplained wounds, or skin color changes (pale, red, or blue appearance) in your fingers or toes; * a seizure (convulsions); * muscle twitches (tics); or * changes in your vision. Seek medical attention right away if you have symptoms of serotonin syndrome, such as: agitation, hallucinations, fever, sweating, shivering, fast heart rate, muscle stiffness, twitching, loss of coordination, nausea, vomiting, or diarrhea. Amphetamine and dextroamphetamine can affect growth in children. Tell your doctor if your child is not growing at a normal rate while using this medicine. Common side effects may include: * stomach pain, loss of appetite; * weight loss; * mood changes, feeling nervous; * fast heart rate; * headache, dizziness; * sleep problems (insomnia); or * dry mouth. This is not a complete list of side effects and others may occur. Call your doctor for medical advice about side effects. You may report side effects to FDA at 1-800-FDA-1088.

Drug Interactions

Ask your doctor before using a stomach acid medicine (including Alka-Seltzer or sodium bicarbonate). Some of these medicines can change the way your body absorbs amphetamine and dextroamphetamine, and may increase side effects. Tell your doctor about all your current medicines and any you start or stop using, especially: * lithium or other medicine to treat depression or mental illness; * blood pressure medicine; * a blood thinner such as warfarin, Coumadin, Jantoven; * cold or allergy medicine that contains a decongestant; * opioid (narcotic) medicine; or * seizure medicine. This list is not complete and many other drugs can interact with amphetamine and dextroamphetamine. This includes prescription and over-the-counter medicines, vitamins, and herbal products. Give a list of all your medicines to any healthcare provider who treats you.

In Case of Overdose

Seek emergency medical attention or call the Poison Help line at 1-800-222-1222. An overdose of amphetamine and dextroamphetamine could be fatal. Overdose symptoms may include restlessness, tremor, muscle twitches, rapid breathing, confusion, hallucinations, panic, aggressiveness, muscle pain or weakness, and dark colored urine. These symptoms may be followed by depression and tiredness. Other overdose symptoms include nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, stomach pain, uneven heartbeats, feeling light-headed, fainting, seizure (convulsions), or coma.

In Case of Missed Dose

Take the missed dose as soon as you remember, but not late in the day. Skip the missed dose if it is almost evening. Do not take extra medicine to make up the missed dose.

Storage

Store at room temperature away from moisture, heat, and light.