Take this medicine (DEXEDRINE 15mg) only as directed by your doctor. Do not take more or less of it, do not take it more often, and do not take it for a longer time than your doctor ordered. If too much is taken, it may become habit-forming. If you or your child feel that the medicine is not working properly after you have taken it for several weeks, check with your doctor first and do not increase the dose.
This medicine should come with a Medication Guide. Read and follow these instructions carefully. Ask your doctor if you have any questions. Ask your pharmacist for the Medication Guide if you do not have one.
If you or your child use the tablet form of this medicine (DEXEDRINE 15mg), and you take it 2 or 3 times a day. Take the first dose in the morning. The other doses may be taken during the day with 4 to 6 hours between doses.
It is best to take the sustained-release capsule in the morning. Taking this medicine in the afternoon or evening could make it harder for you to fall asleep.