Dextroamphetamine is a central nervous system stimulant and amphetamine that is prescribed for the treatment of attention deficit hyperactivity disorder and narcolepsy. It is also used as an athletic performance and cognitive enhancer, and recreationally as an aphrodisiac and euphoriant.
Molar mass: 135.2062 g/mol
Elimination half-life: 9–11 hours; pH-dependent: 7–34 hours
Bioavailability: Oral: 75–100%
Duration of action: IR dosing: 3–6 hours; XR dosing: 8–12 hours
Onset of action: IR dosing: 0.5–1.5 hours; XR dosing: 1.5–2 hours
Metabolism: CYP2D6, DBH, FMO3