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can i take a vyvanse (lisdexamfetamine) and 5-htp?

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Dr. William Singer
51 years experience Pediatric Neurology
Counter productive: Vyvanse (lisdexamfetamine) is a stimulant. 5 htp is converted to seratonin and has sedating properties that mya counter the stimulating effect of vyvanse (lisdexamfetamine).. If you are using 5 htp to help you sleep, speak to your doctor about other approaches to sleep initiation.
Answered on Aug 29, 2013
Dr. Elizabeth Finley-Belgrad
34 years experience Child Psychiatry
Yes: These should be fine together.
Answered on Feb 24, 2018
Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Ali answered
32 years experience Psychiatry
5HTP/Vyvanse: Yes.
Answered on Apr 11, 2015

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