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Excessive sweating in armpits while taking Vyvanse (lisdexamfetamine) I take 40mg on the weekdays?

Excessive sweating in armpits while taking Vyvanse (lisdexamfetamine) I take 40mg on the weekdays?

Vyvanse (lisdexamfetamine): Stimulants activate the autonomic nervous system, causing elevated blood pressure, headaches, rapid heart rate, sweating, etc. ...Read more

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Hi, Dr. Kuhnley. I seem to be having a side effect in the form of excessive armpit sweating since increasing my Vyvanse dosage from 50mg to 70mg. I'm?

Hi, Dr. Kuhnley. I seem to be having a side effect in the form of excessive armpit sweating since increasing my Vyvanse dosage from 50mg to 70mg. I'm?

Side effect: Increased perspiration is a known potential side effect of stimulants, which increase the drive of the sympathetic nervous system. Other potential related side effects can be increased blood pressure, heart rate, and GI motility.

You should bring this concern up with the prescribing doc. Perhaps a change in dose, change in drug, or new antiperspirant will be discussed. ...Read more

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How long would a 70 mg vyvanse (lisdexamfetamine) stay in your system if you took one one day and a half of one thr next if your 230 lbs but sweats easily?

How long would a 70 mg vyvanse (lisdexamfetamine) stay in your system if you took one one day and a half of one thr next if your 230 lbs but sweats easily?

Meaning: It depends on what you mean. The standard half-life of the active metabolite is about 10 hours, but there is individual variation. The weight and the sweating have little effect. But progessively smaller amounts will take additional half-lives. The clinical effect is commonly gone after 10 hours, or less. ...Read more

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How can you avoid gaining weight you lost on Vyvanse/amphetamines once you stop? Aside from suppressing appetite they DO increase Basal Metabolic Rate

How can you avoid gaining weight you lost on Vyvanse/amphetamines once you stop? Aside from suppressing appetite they DO increase Basal Metabolic Rate

Rebound weight gain: It is not unusual to experience wight gain after discontinuation of Vyvanse (lisdexamfetamine) or other stimulants due to rebound increase in appetite. If not kept in check, it can lead to weight gain, as would be expected. It does not increase BMR, as is commonly believed. The best way to maintain weight is to monitor calorie intake and activity level. This can be achieved with mindful eating and regular exercise. ...Read more

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Could I stop taking Vyvanse (lisdexamfetamine) cold turkey?

It depends: Stopping vyvanse (lisdexamfetamine) suddenly after using high doses for prolonged periods could lead to withdrawal symptoms of depression and extreme fatigue. ...Read more

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How long do you need to stop Vyvanse (lisdexamfetamine) before a drug test?

How long do you need to stop Vyvanse (lisdexamfetamine) before a drug test?

Depends: Vyvanse (lisdexamfetamine) excretion in urine will depend on the ph of your urine but by three days should probably not show up. If it does it will show up under the category amphetamine. Because it is a prescribed drug any concern about being positive can easily be handled by providing the screening entity with a copy of the rx bottle that will have all the appropriate identifying demographics on it. ...Read more

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My bday party the 24th and began 30mg of Vyvanse (lisdexamfetamine) 8th. 5'4" 26y/o female with avg metab. How many days b4 should I stop v? 1x event, don't usually drink

My bday party the 24th and began 30mg of Vyvanse (lisdexamfetamine) 8th. 5'4" 26y/o female with avg metab. How many days b4 should I stop v? 1x event, don't usually drink

Lots of numbers: 24th / 8th / 30 mg / 1x / b4 / 5"4" / 26 y/o (happy birthday by the way) Glad to hear you have average metabolism!
But what is your question? Are you wanting to drink on your birthday? (you left that part out) You may have one drink. No need to stop vivance Try to figure out if the Vyvance is helping you at this point. (have a formal assessment for attentional disorder) ...Read more

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Does Vyvanse (lisdexamfetamine) truly increase metabolism? If I stop it, is it true I will have no control over weight gain since i'll go back to my "real" metabolism?

NO: Vyvanse (lisdexamfetamine) and other stimulants can decrease appetite and so fewer calories are consumed which is why some people lose weight. There are some people who have minimal effect on appetite and do not lose any weight with the stimulants. If you do not increase the number of calories you consume or do not decrease your activity level there should not be much change in weight off the vyvanse (lisdexamfetamine). ...Read more

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Hubby & I r ttc but im taking vyvanse (lisdexamfetamine). Dr says to stop once we get a confirmed pregnancy but is taking it making ttc harder? Or creating miscarriages?

Hubby & I r ttc but im taking vyvanse (lisdexamfetamine). Dr says to stop once we get a confirmed pregnancy but is taking it making ttc harder? Or creating miscarriages?

Pregnancy Category C: In my opinion if you r TTC (took me awhile to figure that one out! HA!) because this is a Cat. C drug meaning we don't know how it really affects pregnancies then, I would recommend being off the drug for a minimum of 4-8 weeks, make sure you're on your Folic Acid during the same time and then, TTC. That way you'll never have a doubt as to what or what not the med is doing for conception. ...Read more

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I have been on vyvanse (lisdexamfetamine) for the last 6 years. I want stop taking It, but am terrified of the weight gain. Any recommendations on vitamins that will help?

I have been on vyvanse (lisdexamfetamine) for the last 6 years. I want stop taking It, but am terrified of the weight gain. Any recommendations on vitamins that will help?

Diet and exercise: The problem with ALL amphetamine compounds is that there will be some metabolic changes upon stopping the medication...in particular some weight gain may happen. My suggestion to you is make sure your eating a healthy low fat low carb diet and begin working out and going to the gym if your not already. ...Read more

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Why should I do if my boyfriend had take 15 of my 30 50mg Vyvanse (lisdexamfetamine) for the moth and dits mot the first time. .. I an fear that my doc stop my medicatio?

Why should I do if my boyfriend had take 15 of my 30 50mg Vyvanse (lisdexamfetamine) for the moth and dits mot the first time. .. I an fear that my doc stop my medicatio?

Keep meds safe: You really need to keep your own medications safe from anyone who can steal or tamper with them -- even your own boyfriend. Or, maybe even especially your boyfriend if this behavior is usual for him. Tell your boyfriend those medications are yours, and not for him. Tell your doctor what has happened. However, s/he will not be prescribing additional amounts to cover anyone else's use but yours. ...Read more

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My pinky toe has been numb for 2 weeks. Could it be from my Vyvanse (lisdexamfetamine) medication? If so, would I have to stop taking it?

My pinky toe has been numb for 2 weeks. Could it be from my Vyvanse (lisdexamfetamine) medication? If so, would I have to stop taking it?

When did it start: Did the numbness in your toe start at the same time you started to take your medication? Have you told your doctor who prescribed this medicine these symptoms? ...Read more

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Does vyvanse (lisdexamfetamine) interact negatively with local IV sedation? Also, will my vyvanse (lisdexamfetamine) show up in urine test before surgery if I stop taking 4-5 days before?

Vyvanse (lisdexamfetamine): In general, It should not, exceptions possible due to other factors, each situation is different, but for detailed answer please contact manufacture's hot line ...Read more

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My resting heart rate is 113 and standing 133 with a peak of 142. Is this healthy? I am taking Vyvanse (lisdexamfetamine) for my ADHD. Should I stop taking this?

My resting heart rate is 113 and standing 133 with a peak of 142. Is this healthy? I am taking Vyvanse (lisdexamfetamine) for my ADHD. Should I stop taking this?

Heart rate: That's a pretty elevated resting heart rate. Are you taking other medications or drinking caffeinated drinks? I don't recommend discontinuing a medication without discussing with your physician. You should call and get an appointment to evaluate heart rate and blood pressure (and compare to previous measurements). ...Read more

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Feel my legs are shaking why? Haven't taken vyvanse (lisdexamfetamine) in a while or klonopin recently. Also feeling like I cant stop moving when standing. Siting im fine.

Benzo Withdrawl: Vyvanse (lisdexamfetamine) and Klonopin directly oppose one another by the very nature of their mechanism of action. However, you are most likely experiencing benzodiazepine withdrawls from Klonopin. This can be dangerous and even fatal, leading to seizure activity and loss of consciousness. What was your dose of Klonopin? How long were you taking it? Was it used regularly or as needed? When was your last pill ...Read more

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Focalin and vyvanse both seem to increase my ability to focus and stops my mind from racing 100 mph. I'm a combat vet with ptsd. Should this be on the table with the VA as possible treatment? I realize there is a movement with respect to recreational use,

Focalin and vyvanse both seem to increase my ability to focus and stops my mind from racing 100 mph. I'm a combat vet with ptsd. Should this be on the table with the VA as possible treatment? I realize there is a movement with respect to recreational use,

You need exam: First you need a complete physical exam to rule out medical issues. If fine here than you need evaluation for mental health. So do all this first and then perhaps medication my be a consideration it just therapy may also be beneficial to you. ...Read more

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Side affects of vyvanse (lisdexamfetamine)?

Side affects of vyvanse (lisdexamfetamine)?

Many: You can look up the side-effects to drugs on the internet. Vyvanse (lisdexamfetamine) is a stimulant medication and actually has too many side effects to even begin to list them all here. One side-effect is psychosis. Another one is depression. Anxiety and insomnia are common side-effects. It can cause high blood pressure. Weight loss is common. Feeling jittery and hyper is not unusual with vyvanse (lisdexamfetamine). Addiction also. ...Read more

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What is 40 mg Vyvanse (lisdexamfetamine) used for?

What is 40 mg Vyvanse (lisdexamfetamine) used for?

Vyvanse: a medicine: Indicated for the treatment of Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder. The active ingredient is dextroamphetamine. It is once-daily, a controlled substance, comes in milligram doses of 20, 30, 40, 50, 60, and 70, and (after careful evaluation) requires prescription and careful monitoring and adjustment for response and side effects. ...Read more

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What can I expect while on vyvanse (lisdexamfetamine)?

Vyvanse (lisdexamfetamine): Being a pro-amphetamine, it can improve your attention, concentration & focusing, and being a stimulant, it can cause decrease appetite, headache & some elevation in BP & metabolism. ...Read more

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What are the medical uses of vyvanse (lisdexamfetamine)?

What are the medical uses of vyvanse (lisdexamfetamine)?

ADD & ADHD: A smoother longer acting adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine). 20-70mg is dosage range controlled drug. ...Read more

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I just took 900mg of vyvanse, (lisdexamfetamine) what can I expect?

Vyvanse (lisdexamfetamine) too much: If you meant 90mg., you might be ok but slightly over the limit of 70mg. If you meant 900mg., head on to the ER. ...Read more

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Vyvanse (lisdexamfetamine) has made me feel pissed at everyone. Is it normal to feel this way?

No. It is not: Please let your psychiatrists know as soon as possible about the difficulties that you are having. This is not normal with my events and could indicate underlying bipolar disorder that had previously gone undiagnosed. Sometimes it is simply agitation caused by the medication itself. That can sometimes be treated with simple dosage reduction. Best wishes. ...Read more

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Is it ok to have caffeine while taking vyvanse (lisdexamfetamine)?

Is it ok to have caffeine while taking vyvanse (lisdexamfetamine)?

Only you can tell.: Caffeine is a stimulant. Unlike stimulant medications, it does not specifically target receptors in areas of the brain that inhibit behavior & sustain attention to salient information or tasks. The maximum adult dose of Vyvanse (lisdexamfetamine) is 70 mg./day. Caffeine is not contra-indicated, but some patients report that taking both causes them to have increased anxiety, agitation, irritability &/or insomnia. ...Read more

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What are the differences between aderall and vyvanse (lisdexamfetamine)?

What are the differences between aderall and vyvanse (lisdexamfetamine)?

A few: Both are amphetamines, but vyvanse (lisdexamfetamine) is pure d-amphetamine and Adderall is a mixture of d and l amphetamine. Vyvanse (lisdexamfetamine) is longer acting and is dosed once daily while Adderall is usually twice daily. Because of the way they are absorbed in the gut, vyvanse (lisdexamfetamine) may be less affected by what you eat. Adderall may cause more anxiety and irritability while vyvanse (lisdexamfetamine) is more likely to effect appetite. ...Read more

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Taking 40mg Vyvanse (lisdexamfetamine) and I feel dazed and confused. Why is that?

That's not really a: High dose, as about 1/3 of it is the active ingredient, adderall, but it may be high for you, or just the wrong med. Onset of action of vyvanse (lisdexamfetamine) is ~ 2 hrs. & it lasts 12-14 hrs. Tell your prescribing physician your symptoms & what time of day or night they occur. Also, list all other medications, herbs etc., you're taking, to rule out a drug interaction. Together you'll find the right med & dose. ...Read more

Vyvanse (Definition)

Lisdexamfetamine is a medication to treat ...Read more