Dexedrine is the original ADHD medication approved by the FDA. Because Dexedrine has a high potential for abuse, there are now special rules for prescribing it. Dexedrine is a stimulant which can produce a calming effect for patients suffering from ADHD.
- It generally takes three to four weeks to feel the full effects of Dexedrine.
- Dexedrine is also FDA approved in the treatment of narcolepsy.
- Dexedrine is a brand name of the generic medication dextroamphetamine.