As with any medicine, there are possible side effects with Desoxyn. However, not everyone who takes it will experience side effects. In fact, most people tolerate it well. When side effects do occur, they are often minor and either require no treatment or can easily be treated by you or your healthcare provider. Serious side effects are less common.
The most common side effects of Desoxyn include:
(Click Desoxyn Side Effects to learn more about specific side effects of this medication, including information about rare but serious health problems that may occur with the drug. You can also read about other possible side effects by going to Methamphetamine Sexual Side Effects.)
Desoxyn can potentially interact with a number of medicines.
(Click Desoxyn Drug Interactions for more information.)
Before taking Desoxyn, let your healthcare provider know if you have:
- Heart problems of any kind, including heart disease, congestive heart failure, certain irregular heart rhythms (arrhythmias), or if you have had a recent heart attack
- High blood pressure (hypertension)
- Tourette syndrome
- Hyperthyroidism (overactive thyroid)
- Glaucoma (a condition of the eye)
- A history of drug abuse or alcohol abuse
- Any allergies, including allergies to foods, dyes, or preservatives.
Also, let your healthcare provider know if you:
- Are pregnant or thinking of becoming pregnant (see Methamphetamine and Pregnancy)
- Are breastfeeding.
Tell your healthcare provider about all other medicines you may be taking, including prescription and non-prescription medicines, vitamins, and herbal supplements.
(Click Desoxyn Warnings and Precautions for more information on this topic, including information on who should not take Desoxyn.)