Central Nervous System Stimulant

Established Pharmacologic Class (EPC) Comparison, United States, 2014

Total Prescriptions in (2014)

Drug Name Total Prescriptions (2014) Percent Share
Amphetamine 15,905,052 37%
Methylphenidate 15,505,256 36.1%
Lisdexamfetamine Dimesylate 8,394,655 19.5%
Dexmethylphenidate Hydrochloride 3,194,850 7.4%

Prescription data source: Medical Expenditure Panel Survey (MEPS) 2004-2014. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ), Rockville, MD. ClinCalc DrugStats Database version 17.0. Read more about the ClinCalc DrugStats database.

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