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Scientific Name: Amphetamine
Brand Name: Adderall, Adzenys, Dyanavel, Evekeo, Mydayis
Company Owner: Lannett co inc, Akorn inc, Teva pharmaceuticals usa inc
Mechanism Of Action It is important to consider that amphetamine has a very similar structure to the catecholamine neurotransmitters mainly on the presence of a long planar conformation, the presence of an aromatic ring and nitrogen in the aryl side chain. Amphetamine, as well as other catecholamines, is taken into presynaptic nerve terminals by the association with two sodium ions and one chloride ion. The complex of the amphetamine with the ions is actively transported by monoamine reuptake transporters. As amphetamine acts competitively with the endogenous monoamines, the greater the number of amphetamines the more internalized amphetamine will be found.
Description of the Drug: Amphetamine is a CNS stimulant and sympathomimetic agent indicated for the treatment of Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) .
Protein Data Bank: Not Available
Source: DrugBank Online – Retrieved 2023-01-23 from