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There are 18 differences and 3 similarities between Adderall, Vyvanse
 
Basic Information
Generic Name   Amphetamine And Dextroamphetamine vs   Lisdexamfetamine  
 
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Class   Cns Stimulants vs   Cns Stimulants  
 
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Prescription Generic Available   Yes vs   No  
 
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Pregnancy cat.   C(us) vs   C(us)  
 
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Approved Age   3 And Older vs   6 And Older  
 
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Legal Status   Schedule I (ca) Schedule Ii (us) vs   Pharmacist Only (au) Pom (uk) Schedule Ii (us)  
 
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WADA Category   S6 - Stimulants vs     
 
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Dependence Liability   High vs     
 
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Excretion   Urinary vs   Renal: ~2%  
 
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Possible Side Effects   Some Loss Of Appetite, Weight Loss, Sleep Problems, Irritability, Tics. vs   Some Loss Of Appetite, Weight Loss, Sleep Problems, Irritability, Tics.  
 
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Dosage, Usage and Forms
Routes (of administration)   (medical) Oral, Insufflated, Intravenous vs   Oral  
 
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Dosage   5–30 Mg Bid Or 5–60 Mg Q Am vs   30 Mg Q Am–70 Mg Q Am  
 
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Maximum daily dose   
60 mg
vs   70 mg
 
 
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Duration   Intermediate-acting vs   Long-acting  
 
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Duration - time   4-8 H vs   8-12 H  
 
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Chemical Data
Molecular mass (g/mol)   135.21 G/mol vs   263.378 G/mol  
 
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Half Life   
10 Hours
vs   < 1 Hour (prodrug Molecule), 12-13 Hours (d-amphetamine)  
 
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Formula   C9h13n vs   C15h25n3o  
 
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Bioavailability   Nasal 75%; Rectal 95-99%; Intravenous 100% vs   28 %
 
 
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Protein binding   
15-40%
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Metabolism   Hepatic vs   Gastro-intestinal (initial); Hepatic (extensively Cyp2d6) After Conversion To D-amphetamine  
 
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