Active Ingredient(s):Mixed Salts of a Single-Entity Amphetamine FDA Approved: * June 20, 2017 Pharm Company: *SHIRE DEV LLC Category:ADD / ADHD
Amphetamine[note 2] (contracted from alpha-methylphenethylamine) is a central nervous system (CNS) stimulant that is used in the treatment of attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), narcolepsy, and obesity. Amphetamine was discovered in 1887 and exists as two enantiomers:[note 3] levoamphetamine and dextroamphetamine. Amphetamine properly refers to a specific chemical, the racemic free base, which is equal parts of the two enantiomers in their pure ami...
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