|Brand||Duration (hr)||Available Strength (mg)||Comments|
(also available as generic mixed-salts amphetamine)
|9-10||5, 10, 15, 20, 25, 30||Sprinkle; 50 % immediate release; medication is a mixture of amphetamine salts. Dose of amphetamine is approximately .45-.9 mg/kg/day, with some older children both tolerating and benefiting from doses above 40 mg, administered with care.|
|AdderallR||4-6||5, 7.5, 10, 12.5, 15, 20, 30||Tablet only. Total daily dose same as Adderall XR R, but given in divided doses.|
|DexedrineR||10-12||5, 10, 15||
Start as 5-10 mg in AM
Dextroamphetamine. Comes as short-acting tablets and longer-acting spansules.
|VyvanseR||10-12||20, 30, 40, 50, 60, 70||Lisdexamphetamine; prodrug for dextroamphetamine. Starting dose 20-30 mg.|