Dexedrine® (dextroamphetamine)

Dexedrine® (dextroamphetamine) is a stimulant medication in the amphetamine class primarily used in the treatment of attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD).

  • In narcolepsy, start with an initial dose of 10 mg immediate-release tablet once daily in the morning. Then increase the daily dose by 10 mg weekly until obtaining an optimal response (dose range: 5 to 60 mg per day in 1 to 3 divided doses).
  • Capsules may be opened up and the beads inside sprinkled on soft foods (e.g. - apple sauce, yogurt, ice cream)