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Xyrem Dosage

Generic name: sodium oxybate
Drug class: Miscellaneous anxiolytics, sedatives and hypnotics

Medically reviewed by  A Ras MD.

 Recommended Adult Dosing

Dosage forms:  SOL: 0.5 g per mL

Restricted Distribution in US


[6-9 g/day PO divided bid]
Start: 2.25 g PO bid, incr. 1.5 g/day qwk; Max: 9 g/day; Info: give 1st dose in bed at hs, 2nd dose 2.5-4h later; give at least 2h after meal

Renal dosing

renal impairment: not defined, caution advised
HD/PD: not defined

Hepatic dosing

[adjust dose amount]
hepatic impairment: decr. start dose 50%, titrate to effect



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