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Basic Information
Generic Name Methamphetamine  vs 4.8% ADHD Medications have methamphetamine
Class Anorexiants, Cns Stimulants  vs 4.8% ADHD Medications have anorexiants 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 6 And Older  vs 85.7% ADHD Medications have 6 and older
Legal Status Schedule Ii (us) 
Dependence Liability High  vs 76.5% ADHD Medications have High
Excretion Renal  vs 15.8% ADHD Medications have Renal
Possible Side Effects Some Loss Of Appetite, Weight, Dry Mouth, Headache, Sleep Problems, Irritability, Agitation, Anxiety, Addiction 
Dosage, Usage and Forms
Routes (of administration) Ingestion, Intravenous, Insufflation, Inhalation, Suppository 
Dosage 5 Mg Q Am–10 Mg Bid 
Maximum daily dose
10 mg (20.6 mg lower than average)
30.60 mg

Duration Short-acting  vs 28.6% ADHD Medications have Short-acting
Duration - time 3-5 H  vs 9.5% ADHD Medications have 3-5 h
Chemical Data
Molecular mass (g/mol) 149.2337 G/mol 
Half Life 9-12 Hours 
Formula C10H15N  
Bioavailability 62.7% Oral; 79% Nasal; 90.3% Smoked; 99% Rectally; 100% Iv 
Metabolism Hepatic 

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