9th Grade Lit Study Guide

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  • Topic: Methylphenidate, Amphetamine, Dextroamphetamine
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Class| Drug Name| Form| Duration| Common Side Effects| Amphetamine Stimulants| Adderall| Short-acting| 4-6 hours| Some loss of appetite, weight loss, sleep problems, irritability, tics. Short-acting medicines require frequent dosing.| | Dexedrine| Short-acting| 4-6 hours| |

| Dextrostat| Short-acting| 4-6 hours| |
| Dexedrine
Spansule| Long-acting| 6-8 hours| Some loss of appetite, weight loss, sleep problems, irritability, tics. Long-acting medicines are convenient but may have greater effects on appetite and sleep.| | Adderall XR| Long-acting| 8-12 hours| |

| Vyvanse| Long-acting(prodrug)| 10-12 hours| |
Methylphenidate Stimulants| Focalin| Short-acting| 4-6 hours| Some loss of appetite, weight loss, sleep problems, irritability, tics. Short-acting medicines require frequent dosing.| | Methylin| Short-acting| 3-4 hours| |

| Ritalin| Short-acting| 3-4 hours| |
| Metadate ER| Intermediate-acting| 6-8 hours| Some loss of appetite, weight loss, sleep problems, irritability, tics. Longer-acting medicines are convenient but may have greater effects on appetite and sleep.| | Methylin ER| Intermediate-acting| 6-8 hours| |

| Ritalin SR| Intermediate-acting| 4-8 hours| |
| Metadate CD| Intermediate-acting| 8-10 hours| |
| Ritalin LA| Intermediate-acting| 8-10 hours| |
| Concerta| Long-acting| 10-12 hours| Some loss of appetite, weight loss, sleep problems, irritability, tics. Longer-acting medicines are convenient but may have greater side effects on appetite and sleep.| | Quillivant XR| Long-acting| 8-12 hours| |

| Focalin XR| Long-acting| 6-10 hours| |
| Daytrana patch| Long-acting| 10-12 hour| Skin irritation, some loss of appetite, weight loss, sleep problems, irritability, tics.| Non-
stimulants| Strattera(atomoxetine)| Long-acting (extended release)| 24 hours| Sleep problems, anxiety, fatigue, upset stomach, dizziness, dry mouth....
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