Adderall XR 25 mg Capsules

Using a 25 mg capsule of Adderall XR® (amphetamine-dextroamphetamine extended release) once daily may be sufficient for treating attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) in children between the ages of 6 and 12 years old. However, the dose of Adderall XR your healthcare provider recommends will vary depending on a number of factors, including:
 
  • Your age
  • Other ADHD medications you have tried
  • Other medical conditions you may have
  • Other medications you are currently taking.
     
Refer to the following table for the recommended dosing for Adderall XR based on the person's age:
 
Age
Dosage
6 to 12 years
10 to 30 mg once daily
13 to 17 years
10 to 20 mg once daily
Adults
20 mg once daily
 
Generally, a lower dosage of Adderall XR should be tried first. Also, the dosage should be increased slowly and only if necessary.
 
(Click Adderall XR Dosing for more detailed information about Adderall XR 25 mg capsules, a list of general guidelines that healthcare providers often base their dosage recommendations on, and some tips on taking the medication.)
 
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