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DRUG RECORD

 

CENTRAL NERVOUS SYSTEM (CNS) STIMULANTS

OVERVIEW
CNS Stimulants

 

Central nervous system stimulants used for attention deficit disorder, narcolepsy or excessive sleepiness include methylphenidate, atomoxetine, modafinil, armodafinil and the amphetamines.  Stimulants that are no longer used for medical conditions, but that are abused, include cocaine and ecstasy or methylenedioxymetamphetamine (MDMA).  The individual agents discussed include the following:

 

The following links are to individual drug records.

 

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PRODUCT INFORMATION
CNS Stimulants

 

REPRESENTATIVE TRADE NAMES
Dextroamphetamine – Generic, Adderall®, Dexedrine®
Dextroamphetamine and Amphetamine – Generic, Adderall®
Lisdexamfetamine – Vyvanse®
Methamphetamine – Generic, Desoxyn®


COMPLETE LABELING

Product labeling at DailyMed, National Library of Medicine, NIH

 

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DRUG CAS REGISTRY NUMBER MOLECULAR FORMULA STRUCTURE
Dextroamphetamine 51-64-9 C9-H13-N Chemical Structure for Dextroamphetamine
Lisdexamfetamine 608137-32-2 C15-H25-N3-O Chemical Structure for Lisdexamfetamine
Methamphetamine 537-46-2 C10-H15-N Chemical Structure for Methamphetamine
Armodafinil 112111-43-0 C15-H15-N-O2-S Chemical Structure for Armodafinil

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