lisdexamfetamine dimesylate

noun
lis·​dex·​am·​fet·​amine di·​mes·​y·​late | \ ˌlis-ˌdeks-ˌam-ˈfet-ə-ˌmēn-dī-ˈmes-i-ˌlāt How to pronounce lisdexamfetamine dimesylate (audio) \
variants: or lisdexamfetamine

Medical Definition of lisdexamfetamine dimesylate

: a prodrug C15H25N3O·(CH4O3S)2 of dextroamphetamine taken orally in the treatment of attention deficit disorder and binge eating disorder

Note: Lisdexamfetamine dimesylate is marketed under the trademark Vyvanse.

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“Lisdexamfetamine dimesylate.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/lisdexamfetamine%20dimesylate. Accessed 26 Nov. 2020.

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