Amphetamine (US brand name Dynavel-XR®) extended-release oral suspension is a central nervous system (CNS) stimulant. Here is more information about this medication.
Treatment of Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)
Starting dose: 2.5 mg or 5 mg once daily in the morning (ages 6 or more)
Titration: Increments of 2.5 mg to 10 mg per day every 4 to 7 days until optimal response is obtained
Maximum: 20 mg per day
- Shake bottle before administering the dose
- May be taken with or without food
Switching from other Amphetamine Products
If switching from other amphetamine products, discontinue that treatment, and titrate with Dynavel XR® using the above titration schedule. Do not substitute for other amphetamine products on a milligram-per-milligram basis, because of different amphetamine base compositions and differing pharmacokinetic profiles.
Dosage forms and strengths
Extended-release oral suspension: 2.5 mg amphetamine base per mL
Please refer to Prescribing Information (see link below) for complete discussion of dosage, administration, warnings and precautions, contraindications, etc.
Tips for prescribing ADHD medications
Converting stimulants: Equivalent doses
Stimulants: Main page (links to all pages on this topic)
Prescribing information for amphetamine (Dynavel-XR®) extended-release oral suspension
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