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vyvanse vs dexedrine spansules

A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Lynne Weixel
35 years experience Clinical Psychology
Duplication: It would be like taking a larger dose of dexedrine (dextroamphetamine) (it's a component of vyvanse) Don't do it w/out approval from your provider. It ... Read More
Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Ali answered
31 years experience Psychiatry
Dexedrine (dextroamphetamine): Not advised. Both are stimulants.
Dr. William Singer
50 years experience Pediatric Neurology
Same: Dexedrine is dexedrine sulfate, as is Vyvanxe. If the duration of action of Vyvanse (lisdexamfetamine) after maximizing the dose, still leaves a time ... Read More

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A 35-year-old male asked:
Dr. Elizabeth Finley-Belgrad
33 years experience Child Psychiatry
Poor tolerance: Sound like you are not tolerating the current meds, might try a different stimulant or strattera a non-stim , "adhd" med-not likely to have such SE-lo ... Read More
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A 47-year-old male asked:
Dr. Louis Cady
31 years experience Psychiatry
Desoxyn (methamphetamine): Desoxyn is the "thermonuclear bomb" of adhd treatment. It is literally fda approved, pharmaceutical grade methamphetamine. I have personally used it ... Read More
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A 18-year-old male asked:
Dr. Howard Gurr
39 years experience Clinical Psychology
ADHD meds: As far as I know ADHD meds are available in many countries, but they are not legal in a few countries because of concerns about the potential for abus ... Read More
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A 17-year-old male asked:
Dr. Linda Callaghan
52 years experience Addiction Medicine
No.: Vyvanse (lisdexamfetamine) is a long-acting amphetamine. You should not take another amphetamine at the same time. Minocycline is an antibiotic and no ... Read More
A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Carla Enriquez
49 years experience Pediatrics
Yup: Adderall xr, concerta, daytrana, vyvanse, quillivant, strattera intuniv, Kapvay are longer acting. If the onset is slow, the crash is minimal. Which ... Read More
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A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Valerie Cacho
11 years experience Sleep Medicine
Similar: Hello, Vyvanse (lisdexamfetamine) is the chemical structure before turning into Dexedrine. We call a chemicals such as Vyvanse (lisdexamfetamine) a ... Read More
A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Johanna Fricke
49 years experience Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics
Stimulant titration : Initial low doses of stimulants are titrated up to optimal doses over a few weeks' time, unless significant side effects occur at a lower dose. Maxim ... Read More
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Johanna Fricke
49 years experience Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics
An adult dose of : Vyvanse (lisdexamfetamine) 70 mg. given in AM takes about 2 hours to start working and lasts 12-14 hours in most adults. If you are a rapid metaboliz ... Read More
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Ali answered
31 years experience Psychiatry
Vyvanse (lisdexamfetamine): Close. The 20 mg. Vyvanse (lisdexamfetamine) is equivalent to 10 mg. Adderall, then go up by 10 for each.

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