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Focalin XR

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Basic Information
Generic Name Dexmethylphenidate  vs 9.5% ADHD Medications have dexmethylphenidate
Class Cns Stimulants  vs 85.7% ADHD Medications have CNS Stimulants
Prescription Generic Available No  vs 33.3% ADHD Medications don't 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 Urinary  vs 68.4% ADHD Medications have urinary
Possible Side Effects Some Loss Of Appetite, Weight Loss, Dry Mouth, Indigestion, Headaches, Anxiety, Throat Pain, Indigestion, Stomach Cramps 
Dosage, Usage and Forms
Routes (of administration) Oral 
Dosage 6-17: 5 Mg Q Am–30 Mg Q Am; Adults: 10 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 8-12 H  vs 19% ADHD Medications have 8-12 h
Chemical Data
Molecular mass (g/mol) 269.77 G/mol 
Half Life 2-4.5 Hours 
Formula C14h19no2•hcl 
30 % (0.25 % higher than average)
29.75 %

Protein binding
12-15%  (9.75 lower than average)

Metabolism Hepatic 

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