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Basic Information
Generic Name Lisdexamfetamine  vs 4.8% ADHD Medications have lisdexamfetamine
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 Pharmacist Only (au) Pom (uk) Schedule Ii (us) 
Excretion Renal: ~2%  vs 5.3% ADHD Medications have Renal: ~2%
Possible Side Effects Some Loss Of Appetite, Weight Loss, Sleep Problems, Irritability, Tics. 
Dosage, Usage and Forms
Routes (of administration) Oral 
Dosage 30 Mg Q Am–70 Mg Q Am 
Maximum daily dose
70 mg (39.4 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) 263.378 G/mol 
Half Life < 1 Hour (prodrug Molecule), 12-13 Hours (d-amphetamine) 
Formula C15H25N3O  
28 % (1.75 % lower than average)
29.75 %

Metabolism Gastro-intestinal (initial); Hepatic (extensively Cyp2d6) After Conversion To D-amphetamine 

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