Central Nervous System Stimulant

Established Pharmacologic Class (EPC) Comparison, United States, 2017

Total Prescriptions in (2017)

Drug Name Total Prescriptions (2017) Percent Share
Dextroamphetamine; Dextroamphetamine Saccharate; Amphetamine; Amphetamine Aspartate 24,155,783 45.9%
Methylphenidate 16,450,268 31.3%
Lisdexamfetamine Dimesylate 8,884,102 16.9%
Dexmethylphenidate Hydrochloride 3,102,542 5.9%

Prescription data source: Medical Expenditure Panel Survey (MEPS) 2007-2017. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ), Rockville, MD. ClinCalc DrugStats Database version 20.1. Read more about the ClinCalc DrugStats database.

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