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Is It Safe To Take Ginseng With Vyvanse
On Prozac&vyvanse and want to know if I can take supp evening primrose ginkgo biloba fish oil acidophilus L-arginine ginseng damiana gotu kola gre tea?
Why????: None of the things you mention are of the slightest benefit for anything. They are sold by com men to suckers in order to cheat them out of their money. If you want a placebo I suggest a roll of Necco wafers. Some are worse than others. Put them all in a bag and take them to show your DR. ...Read more
Not yet: There is no reported drug drug interaction, however the national institutes of health recommends not to use 5-htp until more is known. 5-htp might be unsafe. Some people who have taken it have come down with eosinophilia-myalgia syndrome (ems), a serious condition involving extreme muscle tenderness (myalgia) and blood abnormalities (eosinophilia). ...Read more
Safe but not advised: Benadryl (diphenhydramine) is too sedating, resulting often in some cognitive suppression. The reason for taking the Vyvanse in the 1st place is to enhance cognition. There are better antihistamines. And, if the purpose of the Benadryl (diphenhydramine) is to help sleep at night, there are better choices. ...Read more
Yes: Idiosyncratic differences are always a possibility, but if you can take both of these meds individually, then there should be no problem taking them together. [claritin-d however includes the moderately stimulating ingredient, pseudoephedrine, so be careful with this antihistamine-decongestant -- occasionally, one may be "overstimulated" and have the jitters, or increased anxiety or irritability]. ...Read more
Vyvanse (lisdexamfetamine) & Workout: Can you kindly be more specific about the "Stuff"? ...Read more
There was some: Controversy about one of advocare's products being tainted with clenbuterol, which can increase blood pressure by constricting blood vessels. Vyvanse (lisdexamfetamine) 's active ingredient, adderall, also increases blood pressure. Both are fda category c in pregnancy, meaning some effect on the fetus has been found. Check the ingredients in Advocare ; make sure you're not pregnant before starting Advocare products. ...Read more
No: Vyvanse (lisdexamfetamine) is an amphetamine-like medication used to treat adhd and is not safe for use in pregnancy or nursing. Although there are few satisfactory alternatives to treat adhd during pregnancy, the risk of Vyvanse (lisdexamfetamine) on the developing fetus is too high to consider its use. ...Read more
Vyvanse (lisdexamfetamine): As prescribed, yes.Get a more detailed answer ›
Vyvanse doses ≤50mg (lasting only 6-8hrs)Is it safe to take another dose≈1pill/12hrs, when working alot 7pm-7am 3xweek again 11pm-3am 5Xweek? Adhd&>eat
Is it safe to take ashwagandha while taking my prescribed 50mgs of Vyvanse (lisdexamfetamine) 4 or 5 days a week if so what's a good dosage and routine of the ash thanks?
Probably but no data: Ashwagandha interacts with CNS depressants (sedatives like sleep meds and benzodiazepines) and immunosuppressants (e.g., azathioprine and prednisone). There are no known interactions with vyvanse (lisdexamfetamine). Webmd notes dose of ashwagandha depends on age, health, and several other conditions and there is not enough scientific information to determine appropriate dose. Take care and be well. ...Read more
Is it safe to take a DM cough syrup at night, more than 16 hours after taking my regular daily dose of 20 mg Vyvanse (lisdexamfetamine)?
Is it safe to take unisom for sleep if I take 50mg vyvanse (lisdexamfetamine) in the daytime. I have never been a good "sleeper" but I'm trying to get more rest.
Unisom SleepTabs: Contain doxylamine and unisom SleepGels contain diphenhydramine. They are antihistamines that can make people sleepy. They are safe to use with Vyvanse (lisdexamfetamine). It can lose its effect over time in some people if used regularly. Sleep hygiene includes an array of measures that can help with sleep and may negate the need for sleep medications. Best regards for relief. ...Read more
I am currently taking lexapro Wellbutrin (bupropion) and alprazolam. Is it safe to take vyvanse with these medications?
It may not be: Wellbutrin (bupropion) has a well-known potential side effect of producing seizures (usually in higher doses like 450mg/day and in seizure-prone individuals) and Vyvanse may compound that risk. I am not a fan of alprazolam use in most people, particularly those with depression. Sounds like your depression has been significant, and perhaps you should consider a second opinion from another psychiatrist. ...Read more
I'm taking lexapro Wellbutrin (bupropion) and alprazolam. Is it safe to take a vyvanse with these medications in my system?
Caution: You already have significant drug interactions with the 3 meds listed. Adding Vyvanse plus Wellbutrin (bupropion) increases risk for seizures. Vyvanse plus Lexapro increases side effects of Vyvanse and risk for serotonin syndrome. Review these meds with prescribing doctor. You need close medical supervision to take these medications. I hope this helps. ...Read more
I got my wisdom teeth out at 11 am this morning. Is it safe to take a vyvanse (lisdexamfetamine)? it is now 6:00 pm
I am a 36yo female on 50mg of vyvanse (lisdexamfetamine). Is it safe to take 7-keto dhea supplements and bio-identical progesterone cream?
Why?: The safety of the combo has never been studied. Why would you want to take these supplements which are not recommended as treatment for any human problem or disorder. Bio-identical just means it costs a lot more, not that it's appropriate to use. Keto-dhea can lead to many potential side effects. Don't get your medical information from friends, tv or the internet. ...Read more
Is it safe to take Vyvanse with viibryd (vilazodone hydrochloride) my doctor recently switched me from cymbalta to viibryd (vilazodone hydrochloride) and was just curious.
To be certain, tell: All of your prescribing docs the meds you are currently taking before they write you a prescription. There's no formal interaction between these two, and it's likely the same doc is writing for both. However, if you remain concerned, phone the docs office and make sure s/he was aware of all if your meds :) be well! ...Read more
I took my prescribed 30mg of Vyvanse (lisdexamfetamine) approximately 7.5 hours ago, is it safe to take a Mucus Relief DM (dextrometorphan HBR 20 mg, Guaifenesin 400mg/ Expectorant) right now?
If I normally take 30 mg of vyvanse, (lisdexamfetamine) will it be safe to switch to 20 mg adderall?
Roughly, a dose: Of Vyvanse (lisdexamfetamine) = about 3 times a dose of Adderall XR. 30 mg. Of Vyvanse (lisdexamfetamine) or ~10 mg. Of Adderall XR is a low daily dose for an adult. Starting at15 mg. Of Adderall XR & titrating up under your psychiatrist's guidance to optimal effect without side effects may be more tolerable. You may find Adderall XR to have quicker onset & shorter duration of action; irritability may occur as the dose is increased. ...Read more
What are the main differences between Vyvanse (lisdexamfetamine) and Adderall? Is it safer for an adult to take Vyvanse (lisdexamfetamine) vs. Adderall?
Is it okay to take Cefdinir (300mg) with Vyvanse (40mg)? Also, is it safe to drink while on Cefdinir (without vyvanse in system)
Why is it not safe to take ZzzQuil to fall asleep at night once you've had Vyvanse (lisdexamfetamine) during the day??
Probably: This is one instance in which I would urge you to speak with the doctor treating your ADD before starting it. The combination should be okay. ...Read more
Caution advised: The combination of those two medications may increase the risk of seizures. Be sure that the doctor who is prescribing the medications is aware that you are on both of them and be sure to monitor the situation closely. Good luck. ...Read more
I take 50mg Vyvanse daily and wellbutrin, (bupropion) crestor and piavix. Is it safe to add the ripped GNC vitapak. I work out almost daily and run 10+ miles wk?
Risk for rhabdo: Not recommended. The combination of this supplement, intensive exercise and Crestor (rosuvastatin) is a pretty good set up for a condition called rhabdomyolysis. It causes muscle breakdown leading and may lead to kidney disease and other adverse effects. Quitting chewing tobacco and spending your dollars on healthy fruits & vegetables will provide a more meaningful long-term health benefit. ...Read more
Just had my wisdom teeth out, prescribed penicillin & steroids. Safe to take with my 20mg vyvanse (lisdexamfetamine)?
Skip the Vyvanse, (lisdexamfetamine): ...At least at first....You'll be taking something for pain, probably sitting with an ice pack for a day or two...I strongly doubt you will be needing the vyvanse (lisdexamfetamine). I would say as long as you are on the steroids, you should stay off the vyvanse (lisdexamfetamine). Technically it would be ok to take them both, but steroids can often affect one's mood to where it may be best to not take the vyvanse (lisdexamfetamine). ...Read more
I take Vyvanse to treat narcolepsy and Zoloft for depression/anxiety. My md has suggested adding wellbutrin (bupropion) for anxietyas well. Is this a safe combo?
Re-evaluate Vyvanse (lisdexamfetamine): I'm wondering if the vyvanse (lisdexamfetamine) itself is causing you some anxiety. Perhaps adjusting its dose or trying another psychostimulant will help with the anxiety. I would also like to encourage you to consider supplementing with inositol, gaba, holy basil, or magnesium (peter gillham's natural vitality calm -- a "bioavailable" form of magnesium). Also aerobic exercise to energize and ease the anxiety. ...Read more
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