Indication: Evekeo is used to treat attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD). It is also sometimes used as part of a treatment program for narcolepsy and in some cases of obesity.
It is important to follow your doctor’s instructions exactly when taking evekeo review. This medication can cause serious side effects if not taken as prescribed. Do not miss any doses and do not take a double dose. If you overdose, seek emergency medical help immediately.
This medication may interact with certain medications, especially MAO inhibitors and serotonergic drugs. It is also important to tell your doctor if you have any other health issues, such as bipolar disorder, depression, Tourette’s syndrome, or family history of suicide or mental problems. Stimulants can exacerbate symptoms of pre-existing psychotic disorders such as hallucinations and delusional thinking or create new ones. Tell your doctor right away if you develop tics or have new or worsening behavior problems such as aggression and hostility.
Long term stimulant use in children can suppress growth. Doctors should monitor children closely during treatment and evaluate height/weight periodically.
This drug should not be taken by pregnant women or breastfeeding mothers. It is not known whether evekeo will cause harm to the fetus, but similar amphetamines have been shown to be embryotoxic and teratogenic in animals. Moreover, infants born to mothers dependent on amphetamines have experienced withdrawal symptoms.