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Is Dyanavel XR a controlled substance?

Medically reviewed by Last updated on April 12, 2019.

Official Answer


Yes, Dyanavel (amphetamine) XR is a controlled substance in Controlled Substances Act schedule II, as determined by the Drug Enforcement Agency (DEA). Drugs in this schedule have a high potential for abuse.

Abuse of drugs in this class may lead to severe psychological or physical dependence.

Dyanavel XR is the first extended-release amphetamine-based oral liquid for the treatment of attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) in children 6 years and older.

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