Category Undefined.—Majority of data based on illicit amphetamine and methamphetamine use. May increase risk for premature birth and low birth weight. Newborns may experience withdrawal. Children may experience behavioral problems.
Majority of data based on illicit amphetamine and methamphetamine use. Amphetamine are excreted into breast milk in higher concentrations than present in mothers serum. May decrease milk production. Can cause irritability, agitation, and crying in nursing infants.
In general, dose selection for an elderly patient should start at the low end of the dosing range, reflecting the greater frequency of decreased hepatic, renal, or cardiac function, and of concomitant disease or other drug therapy
GFR ≥30 mL/minute/1.73 mm2: No dosage adjustments required
GFR 15 to <30 mL/minute/1.73 m2: Max dose: 50 mg/day
GFR <15 mL/minute/1.73 mm2: Max dose: 30 mg/day
ESRD requiring hemodialysis: Max=m dose: 30 mg/day; lisdexamfetamine and dextroamphetamine are not dialyzable
Use caution in this age group due to CNS stimulant adverse effects
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