Lisdexamfetamine dimesylate

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MedKoo CAT#: 315245

CAS#: 608137-33-3 (mesylate)

Description: Lisdexamphetamine (L-lysine-D-amphetamine; sold as Vyvanse) is a psychostimulant prodrug of the phenethylamine and amphetamine chemical classes. Its molecular structure consists of dextroamphetamine coupled with the essential amino acid L-lysine. Lisdexamfetamine dimesylate is discontinued (DEA controlled substance).

Chemical Structure

Lisdexamfetamine dimesylate
CAS# 608137-33-3 (mesylate)

Theoretical Analysis

MedKoo Cat#: 315245
Name: Lisdexamfetamine dimesylate
CAS#: 608137-33-3 (mesylate)
Chemical Formula: C15H25N3O
Exact Mass:
Molecular Weight: 263.38
Elemental Analysis: C, 68.40; H, 9.57; N, 15.95; O, 6.07

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Related CAS #: 608137-32-2 (free base)   608137-33-3 (mesylate)    

Synonym: Vyvanse. N(2S)1phenylpropan2ylLlysinamide dimesylate

IUPAC/Chemical Name: (S)-6-amino-2-(((S)-1-phenylpropan-2-yl)amino)hexanamide, dimesylate


InChi Code: InChI=1S/C15H25N3O.2CH4O3S/c1-12(11-13-7-3-2-4-8-13)18-14(15(17)19)9-5-6-10-16;2*1-5(2,3)4/h2-4,7-8,12,14,18H,5-6,9-11,16H2,1H3,(H2,17,19);2*1H3,(H,2,3,4)/t12-,14-;;/m0../s1

SMILES Code: O=C(N)[C@@H](N[C@@H](C)CC1=CC=CC=C1)CCCCN.OS(=O)(C)=O.OS(=O)(C)=O

Appearance: Solid powder

Purity: >98% (or refer to the Certificate of Analysis)

Shipping Condition: Shipped under ambient temperature as non-hazardous chemical. This product is stable enough for a few weeks during ordinary shipping and time spent in Customs.

Storage Condition: Dry, dark and at 0 - 4 C for short term (days to weeks) or -20 C for long term (months to years).

Solubility: Soluble in DMSO.

Shelf Life: >2 years if stored properly

Drug Formulation: This drug may be formulated in DMSO

Stock Solution Storage: 0 - 4 C for short term (days to weeks), or -20 C for long term (months).

HS Tariff Code: 2934.99.9001

Preparing Stock Solutions

The following data is based on the product molecular weight 263.38 Batch specific molecular weights may vary from batch to batch due to the degree of hydration, which will affect the solvent volumes required to prepare stock solutions.

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Concentration / Solvent Volume / Mass 1 mg 5 mg 10 mg
1 mM 1.15 mL 5.76 mL 11.51 mL
5 mM 0.23 mL 1.15 mL 2.3 mL
10 mM 0.12 mL 0.58 mL 1.15 mL
50 mM 0.02 mL 0.12 mL 0.23 mL

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