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Adzenys ER

Last reviewed on RxList: 9/24/2019

(amphetamine) Extended-Release Oral Suspension



CNS stimulants, including ADZENYS ER, other amphetamine-containing products, and methylphenidate, have a high potential for abuse and dependence. Assess the risk of abuse prior to prescribing and monitor for signs of abuse and dependence while on therapy [see WARNINGS AND PRECAUTIONS and Drug Abuse And Dependence].


ADZENYS ER (amphetamine) extended-release oral suspension contains a 3 to 1 ratio of d-to l-amphetamine, a central nervous system stimulant.

The labeled strength reflects the amount of amphetamine in ADZENYS ER whereas the strengths of the mixed salts of a single-entity amphetamine products are in terms of the amount of amphetamine salts. Table 1 in Section 2.5 details the equivalent amounts of active ingredient in these products.

Structural Formula

ADZENYS ER (amphetamine) Structural Formula Illustration

C9H13N     MW 135.21

ADZENYS ER is an extended-release oral suspension containing approximately equal amounts of immediate-release and delayed-release amphetamine.

ADZENYS ER also contains the following inactive ingredients: purified water, sorbitol, propylene glycol, xanthan gum, natural orange flavor, methacrylic acid and methyl methacrylate copolymer, sodium polystyrene sulfonate, vegetable oil, triethyl citrate, methylparaben, citric acid, sucralose, propylparaben, orange color (FD&C Yellow No. 6), and polyethylene glycol.