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Generic Name: methamphetamine

Brand Names: Desoxyn Gradumet, Desoxyn

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    Abuse Potential
  • High potential for abuse.
  • Administration of amphetamines for prolonged periods of time may lead to drug dependence and must be avoided.
  • Particular attention should be paid to the possibility of individuals obtaining methamphetamine for nontherapeutic use or distribution to others, and the drug should be prescribed or dispensed sparingly.

    Sudden Death and Serious Cardiovascular Events
  • Possible sudden death and serious cardiovascular events (e.g., fatal cardiorespiratory arrest), particularly in individuals who abuse methamphetamine. (See Sudden Death and Serious Cardiovascular Events under Cautions.)

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