Adderall and Provigil Recommended dosages for ADHD

Adderall and Provigil are one of the first-rate medications in this world to treat ADHD in different age group people. Here you can learn what are the dosages are available in this two ADHD medications and the recommended dosage for every age group people.

Adderall dosages are available in two different forms one is immediate-release tablets and another one extended- capsules called XR, you can use the desired form of the drug according to the doctor prescription. The available dosages are

Immediate-release tablets includes

  • 5 mg
  • 5 mg
  • 10 mg
  • 20 mg
  • 30 mg

Extended-release capsules includes

  • 5 mg
  • 10 mg
  • 15 mg
  • 20 mg
  • 30 mg

The Provigil dosages also available in the form of tablets and it should be taken by orally. The available dosages are

  • 100 mg
  • 200 mg

Generally, Provigil 100 mg is prescribed for initial beginners whereas the Provigil 200 mg is prescribed for many ailments such as sleeping disorders and ADHD.

find the recommended dosages of Adderall as well as Provigil for ADHD

Adderall (Based on Age)

Age Recommended dosage
Age of 3 and below Adderall drug is not recommended for the children below the age of the 3.
Age of 3 to 5 2.5 mg per day and it can be stretched up to 5 mg per day but the increments should be at weekly intervals.
Age of 6 and above Start with 5 mg twice per day and can be increased according to patients optimal response.
The maximum Adderall dosage is 40 mg per day and the dose is not recommended for all the individuals, a doctor prescribed the dose for only rare cases.

 

Provigil (Based on age)

Age Recommended dosage
Below the age of 17 The drug is not recommended for the children those who are under the age of 17.
Adults The initial dose is 100 mg per day and it can be further increased up to 200 mg per day in order to get optimal response.
The maximum dosage of Provigil is 400 mg per day and it can be taken only once in a day.

 

These are the recommended dosages of Adderall and Provigil for ADHD in various age group individuals. However, these are the ideal doses so it can be potent for some people and ineffective for few peoples because of the patient condition. Henceforth, always consult with your doctor before taking the medication for your ailment in order to obtain a better result.