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Adderall XR

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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 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 Mg Q Am–40 Mg Q Am 
Maximum daily dose
40 mg (9.4 mg higher than average)
30.60 mg

Duration Long-acting  vs 52.4% ADHD Medications have Long-acting
Duration - time 10-14 H  vs 9.5% ADHD Medications have 10-14 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 % (6.75 % lower than average)
21.75 %

Metabolism Hepatic 

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