Adzenys Xr-odt

  • ADHD

Adzenys Xr-odt Generic Name & Formulations

General Description

Amphetamine 3.1mg, 6.3mg, 9.4mg, 12.5mg, 15.7mg, 18.8mg; ext-rel orally disintegrating tabs.

Pharmacological Class

CNS stimulant.

How Supplied

Cartons—30 (5 blister cards x 6 tabs)


Generic Availability


Adzenys Xr-odt Indications


Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder.

Adzenys Xr-odt Dosage and Administration

Adults and Children

Do not substitute for other amphetamine products on a mg-per-mg basis. <6yrs: not established. Individualize. Take in the AM. 6–17yrs: initially 6.3mg once daily; increase in increments of 3.1mg or 6.3mg at weekly intervals; max 18.8mg/day (6–12yrs) or max 12.5mg/day (13–17yrs). ≥18yrs: 12.5mg once daily. Switching from other amphetamine products: see full labeling.

Adzenys Xr-odt Contraindications


During or within 14 days of MAOIs.

Adzenys Xr-odt Boxed Warnings

Boxed Warning

Abuse and dependence.

Adzenys Xr-odt Warnings/Precautions


Abuse potential (monitor). Increased risk of sudden death, stroke, and MI; assess for presence of cardiac disease before initiating. Avoid in known structural cardiac abnormalities, cardiomyopathy, serious arrhythmias, coronary artery disease, and other cardiac problems. Pre-existing psychotic disorder. Bipolar disorder. Screen for risk factors in developing manic episode prior to initiating. Consider discontinuing if new psychotic/manic symptoms occur. Monitor for serotonin syndrome; discontinue if occurs. Peripheral vasculopathy, including Raynaud's phenomenon; monitor for digital changes. Monitor BP, HR, growth in children. Write ℞ for smallest practical amount. Reevaluate periodically. Labor & delivery. Pregnancy (Cat.C); monitor for neonatal withdrawal symptoms. Nursing mothers: not recommended.

Adzenys Xr-odt Pharmacokinetics





Adzenys Xr-odt Interactions


See Contraindications. Hypertensive crisis with MAOIs (including linezolid, IV methylene blue). Increased risk of serotonin syndrome with serotonergic drugs (eg, SSRIs, SNRIs, TCAs, triptans, fentanyl, lithium, tramadol, tryptophan, busprione, St. John's wort), CYP2D6 inhibitors (eg, paroxetine, fluoxetine, quinidine, ritonavir); consider alternatives; if needed, initiate with lower doses and monitor. Potentiated by urinary alkalinizers (eg, sodium bicarbonate, acetazolamide); avoid. Antagonized by acidifiers (eg, ascorbic acid). May potentiate TCAs or sympathomimetics; adjust dose or use alternatives. May interfere with urinary steroid tests.

Adzenys Xr-odt Adverse Reactions

Adverse Reactions

Loss of appetite, insomnia, abdominal pain, emotional lability, vomiting, nervousness, nausea, fever; hypertension. Also adults: dry mouth, headache, weight loss, anxiety, agitation, dizziness, tachycardia, diarrhea, asthenia, urinary tract infections.

Adzenys Xr-odt Clinical Trials

See Literature

Adzenys Xr-odt Note


To register pregnant patients in the National Pregnancy Registry for Psychostimulants, call (866) 961-2388.

Adzenys Xr-odt Patient Counseling

See Literature