How is lisdexamfetamine dosing converted in the treatment of pediatric attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD)?

Updated: Nov 20, 2018
  • Author: Maggie A Wilkes, MD; Chief Editor: Caroly Pataki, MD  more...
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Lisdexamfetamine dosing conversion may be compared with dextroamphetamine immediate-release (Dexedrine IR). The prescribing information describes a dose of lisdexamfetamine dimesylate 100 mg as equivalent to d-amphetamine sulfate immediate-release 40 mg.


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