A 48-year-old female asked:
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which is safer for binge eating. topomax or vyvanse (lisdexamfetamine)?

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Dr. Paul Grin
Dr. Paul Grin answered
35 years experience Pain Management
No difference: There is no such thing as "best" or "worst" medication, only those that work and don't work, based on the patient's individual circumstances and genetics. Talk to your doctor for medication adjustment.
Answered on Feb 12, 2015
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Dr. Gregory Fehr
44 years experience Emergency Medicine
another option is use some self control.
Feb 12, 2015
Dr. Stephen Southard
14 years experience Internal Medicine
Both medications: are actually pretty well tolerated. I'm not aware of any significant discontinuation data(which correlates to some extent to safety or at least the presence of adverse effects) for either in regards to binge eating disorder.
Answered on Feb 12, 2015
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