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What do I do if I take too much vyvanse (lisdexamfetamine)?

What do I do if I take too much vyvanse (lisdexamfetamine)?

Emergency attention: Seek emergency medical attention or call the poison help line at 1-800-222-1222. An overdose of vyvanse (lisdexamfetamine) can be fatal.
Od symptoms may include restlessness, tremor, muscle twitches, rapid breathing, confusion, hallucinations, panic, aggressiveness, muscle pain or weakness, fever or flu symptoms, & dark colored urine. These symptoms may be followed by depression and tiredness. ...Read more

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I was prescribed 40 mg vyvanse, but I'm really scared to take it because I don't like things that change the way I think.

Vyvanse.: There are two ways to approach this. One would be to start a lower dose - I believe you can take as little as 10mg of Vyvanse daily to start. The other would be to not take it and discuss your concerns with your provider - maybe there’s another way to go for treatment. ...Read more

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My son takes vyvanse and has for about a year and a half...lately he has been very anxious and worried about things beyond his control...anziety I get but things beyond his control (someone breaking in because it was on the news, accidents where someone h

My son takes vyvanse and has for about a year and a half...lately he has been very anxious and worried about things beyond his control...anziety I get but things beyond his control (someone breaking in because it was on the news, accidents where someone h

ADHD and Anxiety: Fears that are irrational are common throughout out childhood. I wouldn't think this is a side effect of his medication as he has been on the medication for awhile. If his fears continue on a regular basis and seem to impact his functioning, it would be helpful for him to talk to a therapist. ADHD and anxiety can sometimes occur together. ADHD and anxiety are treatable. ...Read more

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My adult son takes 90 mg of vyvanse (lisdexamfetamine)?

My adult son takes 90 mg of vyvanse (lisdexamfetamine)?

Dr. Prescription: 90 mg is a relatively high dose of vyvanse (lisdexamfetamine). If your son's doctor has prescribed that dose of vyvanse (lisdexamfetamine), is monitoring his response and he is not having any side effects, you should get assurance by talking to your pediatrician. ...Read more

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How harmful for your health is it to take vyvanse/adderal?

How harmful for your health is it to take vyvanse/adderal?

Pls Clarify: Your question is not very clear however, I am going to guess that you are worried about the side effects or addictive elements of stimulants.
Vyvance and Adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) are both fda approved for the treatment of attention deficit disorder.
These medications, can also be abused. Adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) is a mixture of amphetamines. Caution must be used in people with personal or family history of heart disease. ...Read more

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How long would it take before I am clean from vyvanse (lisdexamfetamine)?

How long would it take before I am clean from vyvanse (lisdexamfetamine)?

Vyvanse (lisdexamfetamine) in urine: Vyvanse (lisdexamfetamine) and its metabolites can be detected in urine from 3 to 5 days after taking, long after the clinical effect has ceased. ...Read more

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Please tell me if it is safe to take 3 Vyvanse (lisdexamfetamine) 30mg a day?

Yes/NO: We have patients on Vyvanse (lisdexamfetamine) 100mg / day. HOWEVER every case is different, it may not be safe for you to take 90mg of Vyvanse (lisdexamfetamine)/day. Your prescribing physician is the best to evaluate and advice on our situation
good luck and feel better ...Read more

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I need some help deciding on if I should take Vyvanse (lisdexamfetamine) or not?

I need some help deciding on if I should take Vyvanse (lisdexamfetamine) or not?

Complete Exam: ADHD is very common, and many people who think they have ADHD will benefit from treatment. However, interestingly, more than half of adults with ADHD have a 2nd mental health issue. So you must get an evaluation by someone who is trained and experienced in Adult ADHD, and you must have a thorough and comprehensive evaluation to sort everything out., including other possible medical problems. ...Read more

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How long does it take for by vyvanse (lisdexamfetamine) to get out of your system?

Half-life: Half-life is time required to drop current dose/level by 50%. We estimate it takes 5 half-lives to get something out of your body (~3.125%). Of course, this also depends upon your metabolism, health of liver & kidneys & other drugs. Check out http://www. Drugs. Com/pro/vyvanse.html which notes that lisdexamfetamine is a prodrug that's converted in body into active dextroamphetamine. 96% out in 120hr ...Read more

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For what length of time will it take me to be clean from vyvanse (lisdexamfetamine)?

About 2 days: I suspect that with normal kidney function, vyvanse (lisdexamfetamine) will be cleared in approximately two days following the last dose. ...Read more

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How long will a Vyvanse (lisdexamfetamine) stay in your system for if you only take one?

How long will a Vyvanse (lisdexamfetamine) stay in your system for if you only take one?

12-14 hours: Vyvanse (lisdexamfetamine) is dosed once a day, in the am. Because the lysine has to be cleaved from the mixed amphetamine salts, its onset of action is about 2 hours after taking it. Plan your dose according to the time of your first academic class or your work. On urine drug testing it shows up as amphetamine; student athletes have to show an empty prescription bottle to the coach. ...Read more

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Typically how long does it take for 20 mg of Vyvanse (lisdexamfetamine) to start working?

No studies exist on: Onset & duration of action of Vyvanse (lisdexamfetamine) in teens. In children 6-12, the average time for onset is 1.5 hours & duration is 13 hours. Vyvanse (lisdexamfetamine) is inactive till the d-amphetamine is cleaved from what becomes lysine. Times vary depending on how fast a patient metabolizes the drug. Your dose will be titrated weekly by 10-20 mg. For optimal effect, unless side effects occur. Check BP & heart rate often. ...Read more

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How long does it take to get high doses of Vyvanse (lisdexamfetamine) completely of of your system?

How long does it take to get high doses of Vyvanse (lisdexamfetamine) completely of of your system?

Not too long: Generally most stimulant medications have been metabolized and are not producing much beneficial effect by 8 to 10 hours after they are taken. Metabolism of drugs vary and some patients lose the effect much earlier in the day and some have some residual effect that causes sleep issues. They do not have to build up in your system to produce effect and if you skip a dose you will not have benefit. ...Read more

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If I take enough Vyvanse (lisdexamfetamine) will it keep me awake to do my work, without overdosing?

If I take enough Vyvanse (lisdexamfetamine) will it keep me awake to do my work, without overdosing?

Not a great idea: The use of stimulants for staying up for long periods of time is longstanding. It can be effective in the short run; but, depending on how long you need to stay up, you may end up requiring quite high doses, which increases the risk of side effects. Moreover, people need sleep: it's good for you. Also, not clear that information crammed in while on stimulants is readily available later. ...Read more

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Help please! I don't know when would be the best time to take Vyvanse (lisdexamfetamine) and not crash?

Vyvanse (lisdexamfetamine): These medications are meant to last about 10h. after that they should wear off which for some people is severe. If you feel very badly then you can speak with your physician about changing medications. ...Read more

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If a person has taken three 70 mg Vyvanse (lisdexamfetamine) in three days how long would it take to get out of your system?

If a person has taken three 70 mg Vyvanse (lisdexamfetamine) in three days how long would it take to get out of your system?

Within 24hrs: The t1/2 or half life of vyvance-that is the length of time it takes 1/2 of the medication dose to get out of the body. This means the effect of the medication can be up to 14 hrs for some people. If you take the medicatio in the morning, you should have no more thatn a subclinical -or very small amount remaining in you body the next morning. ...Read more

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I take Vyvanse (lisdexamfetamine) 70mg every morning around 7, yet I find it has worn off by 3 - 4 pm. What is a suitable solution?

Increase dose: I would suggest increasing the dose as tolerated until you can achieve effect until about 7 P.M. ...Read more

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Do I have to take my Vyvanse (lisdexamfetamine) every day? I have been prescribed 30mg tablets and I would like to only take it 3 times a week.

DISCUSS WITH MD: To be effective you have to take vyvanase daily as prescribed. We can not advice you to take it three times a week.
If you have any side effects or concerns discuss with the prescribing doctor. ...Read more

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I was prescribed strattera to take with my vyvanse since it does not last all day. How will strattera help this? Since I am taking at the same time

I was prescribed strattera to take with my vyvanse since it does not last all day. How will strattera help this? Since I am taking at the same time

Amphetamines: I am concerned regarding the combination of these 2 agents. I suggest calling the prescribing physician as to why 2 different stimulants are being used simultaneously. ...Read more

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I took 40 mg of Vyvanse (lisdexamfetamine) for the first time yesterday, I haven't taken anymore of it. I'm 5'2 140 lbs How long will it take to get out of my system?

Half life: The half life of lisdexamfetamine (Vyvanse) is 1 hour. But the liver then converts it to dextroamphetamine, which has a half-life of 12 hours. Half-life is the amount of time required for the amount of something to fall to half its initial value. ...Read more

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Doess that "high" feeling you get when you first start taking Vyvanse (lisdexamfetamine) go away? And when it does are you suppose to feel something when you take it?

Dose too high: Perhaps you are taking a higher dose than you need. The other possibility would be that you do not actually have add. If you do and you are on the appropriate dose, you should feel able to focus but not high. ...Read more

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If I take Vyvanse (lisdexamfetamine) 20mg and if I get prescribed a higher dosage to Vyvanse (lisdexamfetamine) 30mg will it have the same effect or will one be more powerful?

If I take Vyvanse (lisdexamfetamine) 20mg and if I get prescribed a higher dosage to Vyvanse (lisdexamfetamine) 30mg will it have the same effect or will one be more powerful?

30 mg > 20 mg: 30 mg of vyvanse (lisdexamfetamine) should have stronger effects than 20 mg of the same medicine. Does that answer your question or was there something else that you wanted answered? ...Read more

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I started on 40mg Vyvanse (lisdexamfetamine) a week ago and on the first day, I felt the effects of it wonderfully. But after that, it seems that the effects decrease each day that I take it. Why could it be?

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Vyvanse (lisdexamfetamine): Vyvanse (lisdexamfetamine) dosage can be adjusted gradually up to 70mg. Daily, with close monitoring for heart status & other labs. Discuss with your doctor the response to see if need dose adjustment or supplementing vyvanse (lisdexamfetamine) with other meds. For adhd such as intuniv. Good luck 2u. ...Read more

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Can I take Vyvanse (lisdexamfetamine) if I have pots?

Can I take Vyvanse (lisdexamfetamine) if I have pots?

POTS: Medications used to treat adhd such as Ritalin or amphetamines or vyvanse (lisdexamfetamine) effectively increase norepinephrine & Dopamine levels, thereby increasing vasoconstriction & blood pressure. Central net inhibition can reduce sympathetic outflow through stimulation of a2 adrenoreceptors. Discuss this with your prescribing doc. ...Read more