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hi! my doctor put me on vyvanse (lisdexamfetamine) for adhd, it's helping me lose weight! which is good, but if i go off of it, will i gain it all back fast?

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Dr. Oscar Novick
57 years experience Pediatrics
Weight loss: Yes the weight will return.
Answered on Nov 25, 2013
Dr. William Singer
50 years experience Pediatric Neurology
Likely: Vyvanse (lisdexamfetamine) causes weight loss by suppressing appetite. When it is discontinued appetite will be restored. To keep the weight off, the combination of exercise and diet will help.
Answered on May 16, 2016

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