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Lisdexamfetamine

In the US, Lisdexamfetamine (lisdexamfetamine systemic) is a member of the drug class CNS stimulants and is used to treat ADHD, Asperger Syndrome, Binge Eating Disorder, Chronic Fatigue Syndrome, Depression, Narcolepsy and Oppositional Defiant Disorder.

US matches:

Scheme

Rec.INN

ATC (Anatomical Therapeutic Chemical Classification)

N06BA12

CAS registry number (Chemical Abstracts Service)

0608137-32-2

Chemical Formula

C15-H25-N3-O

Molecular Weight

263

Therapeutic Categories

Treatment of ADHD

Treatment of binge eating disorder

Chemical Names

(2S)-2,6-diamino-N-[(1S)-1-phenylpropan-2-yl]hexanamide (WHO)

(S)-2,6-Diaminhexansäure ((S)-1-metyl-2-phenyletyl)amid (IUPAC)

Foreign Names

  • Lisdexamfetaminum (Latin)
  • Lisdexamfetamin (German)
  • Lisdexamfetamine (French)
  • Lisdexamfetamina (Spanish)

Generic Names

  • NRP-104 (IS)
  • Lisdexamfetamine Dimesylate (OS: USAN)
  • amfetamine prodrug (IS)
  • LDX (IS)
  • lis-dexamfetamine dimesylate (IS)
  • L-lysine-d-amfetamine (IS)
  • NRP 104 (IS: NewRiverPharma)

Brand Names

  • Elvanse
    Opopharma, Switzerland; Shire, Finland; Shire Sweden, Denmark
  • Elvanse (pediatric)
    Shire, Germany; Shire Pharmaceuticals, United Kingdom; Shire Sweden, Sweden
  • Elvanse Adult
    Shire Pharmaceuticals, United Kingdom
  • Samexid
    Drugtech, Chile
  • Tyvense
    Shire Pharmaceuticals Ireland, Ireland
  • Venvanse
    Shire, Brazil
  • Vyvanse
    Shire, Australia; Shire, Canada; Shire, United States

International Drug Name Search

Glossary

TermDefinition
IUPACInternational Union of Pure and Applied Chemistry
ISInofficial Synonym
OSOfficial Synonym
Rec.INNRecommended International Nonproprietary Name (World Health Organization)
USANUnited States Adopted Name
WHOWorld Health Organization

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