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Basic Information
Generic Name Amphetamine And Dextroamphetamine  vs 9.5% ADHD Medications have Amphetamine and dextroamphetamine
Class Cns Stimulants  vs 85.7% ADHD Medications have CNS Stimulants
Prescription Generic Available Yes  vs 61.9% ADHD Medications have Prescription Generic Available
Pregnancy cat. C(US)   vs 85.7% ADHD Medications have C(US)
Approved Age 3 And Older  vs 14.3% ADHD Medications have 3 and older
Legal Status Schedule I (ca) Schedule Ii (us) 
WADA Category S6 - Stimulants 
Dependence Liability High  vs 76.5% ADHD Medications have High
Excretion Urinary  vs 68.4% ADHD Medications have urinary
Possible Side Effects Some Loss Of Appetite, Weight Loss, Sleep Problems, Irritability, Tics. 
Dosage, Usage and Forms
Routes (of administration) (medical) Oral, Insufflated, Intravenous 
Dosage 5–30 Mg Bid Or 5–60 Mg Q Am 
Maximum daily dose
60 mg (29.4 mg higher than average)
30.60 mg

Duration Intermediate-acting  vs 19% ADHD Medications have Intermediate-acting
Duration - time 4-8 H  vs 14.3% ADHD Medications have 4-8 h
Chemical Data
Molecular mass (g/mol) 135.21 G/mol 
Half Life
10 Hours (2.97 Hours higher than average)
7.03 Hours

Formula C9H13N  
Bioavailability Nasal 75%; Rectal 95-99%; Intravenous 100% 
Protein binding
15-40%  (6.75 lower than average)

Metabolism Hepatic 

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