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

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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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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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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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

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How long does it take Vyvanse (lisdexamfetamine) to get out of the blood?

How long does it take Vyvanse (lisdexamfetamine) to get out of the blood?

Within a day: Vyvanse (lisdexamfetamine) is a very rapidly metabolized medicaiotn which will be out of your system with in a 12 - 16 hour period. There may be very minimal residual medicaiton the next day. ...Read more

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I'm just wondering, if you smoke marijuanna after you take vyvanse, (lisdexamfetamine) is it harmful?

Weed vs. Vyvanse (lisdexamfetamine): While there may not be a physical harm to follow vyvanse (lisdexamfetamine) with mj, the effects of mj are diametrically opposed to the desired effect of vyvanse (lisdexamfetamine) and there you will get less benefit from the vyvanse (lisdexamfetamine). ...Read more

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I take Vyvanse (lisdexamfetamine) how will it affect my drug sreens for employment I weld and change jobs alot?

I take Vyvanse (lisdexamfetamine) how will it affect my drug sreens for employment I weld and change jobs alot?

The meds will show..: If you have a urine (or other type) drug screen, vyvanse and xanax (alprazolam) might show up. But there is a medical review officer (mro) who-if you give the clinic the medications and can prove a valid prescription- would take into consideration the prescriptions before reporting the results of the drug tests... There is a trend to raising the cut-offs on drug screens to not show abnormal unless abusing. ...Read more

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Can I smoke e cig on Vyvanse (lisdexamfetamine) or do I smoke it on days I don't take vyvanse (lisdexamfetamine)?

Ideally, Neither: Try to not smoke on any days. Regardless, smoking and vyvanse (lisdexamfetamine) are not toxic with each other though they both can raise your heart rate and blood pressure. Stimulants like vyvanse (lisdexamfetamine) frequently cause people to smoke more or increase compulsive activities. ...Read more

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Can I take Vyvanse (lisdexamfetamine) with Ativan? Ativan 3 hours after taking Vyvanse (lisdexamfetamine) like 5mg or 1mg?

Usually no problem: Anxiety and ADHD are problems that are often diagnosed together, and it is no surprise considering how stressful ADHD can be. The important thing here is to make sure that you and the prescriber (s) of your medication have a clear idea of what your diagnoses are, and you all agree on how to treat them. So if you are not sure about combining prescription medication, please have that discussion. ...Read more

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My ADD is bad so I take Vyvanse, (lisdexamfetamine) when I watch TV shows I can tell that I enjoy the story, but I just don't feel excited. Why is that? (I take 50mg)

Check with your: Doctor because ADHD meds can cause people to be too prone to fall asleep, or in subtler cases, to under-respond to stimuli, including emotional ones. Your doc will also asses for co-morbid conditions, like depression, which also might explain some of your experiences. ...Read more

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I rarely take vyvanse (lisdexamfetamine). I know it's bad even if I'm not prescribed. However I just took one. Should it be totally out of my urine in 48 hours or less?

I rarely take vyvanse (lisdexamfetamine). I know it's bad even if I'm not prescribed. However I just took one. Should it be totally out of my urine in 48 hours or less?

Yes: Drink plenty of water. The elimination half-life of lisdexamfetamine typically averaged less than 1 hour, even the amount unconverted to active form is negligible in at most 8 hours. Having said so, it is important, you see your doctor for proper evaluation, diagnosis and care. Taking vyvanse as you indicated tells there may be a problem you need to address. Please talk to your physician. Stay safe. ...Read more

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I want to get off risperdone and am on 2mg. I have been on it for 3 and a half months. I also take Vyvanse (lisdexamfetamine) 40mg. How can I start lowering the dosage a?

I want to get off risperdone and am on 2mg. I have been on it for 3 and a half months. I also take Vyvanse (lisdexamfetamine) 40mg. How can I start lowering the dosage a?

Ask your precriber: The doctor who precribed those two medications, one is controlled, Vyvanse, (lisdexamfetamine) and the other, Risperidone, has a long half life, and should be monitored by the treating physician, and shouldn't be stopped on your own. Kindly confer with your doctor ...Read more

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If I take Vyvanse (lisdexamfetamine) will I get a rash?

If I take Vyvanse (lisdexamfetamine) will I get a rash?

Very rare: The stimulant class of medication (such as Vyvanse (lisdexamfetamine) or adderall) are rarely associated with skin eruptions, allergic or otherwise. If you have a rash and are taking vyvanse, (lisdexamfetamine) most likely it isn't caused by the medication. See your prescribing doctor if the rash looks like this one, or continues. ...Read more

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Can you take Vyvanse (lisdexamfetamine) and Claritin be ok together?

Can you take Vyvanse (lisdexamfetamine) and Claritin be ok together?

Yes: Yes you can take vyvanse (lisdexamfetamine) and Claritin together. There shouldn't be any problem with taking those at the same time. ...Read more

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Is it safe to take Vyvanse (lisdexamfetamine) with my preworkout stuff?

Vyvanse (lisdexamfetamine) & Workout: Can you kindly be more specific about the "Stuff"? ...Read more

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When I take Vyvanse (lisdexamfetamine) why does it take 3 hours for me to feel the effect and when I was on Adderall I felt the effects right away?

When I take Vyvanse (lisdexamfetamine) why does it take 3 hours for me to feel the effect and when I was on Adderall I felt the effects right away?

Different onset.: There is an extended release Adderall which works like vyvanse (lisdexamfetamine). Some adderrall are short-acting and you can feel the effects sooner. ...Read more

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What are the main differences between Vyvanse (lisdexamfetamine) and Adderall? Is it safer for an adult to take Vyvanse (lisdexamfetamine) vs. Adderall?

What are the main differences between Vyvanse (lisdexamfetamine) and Adderall? Is it safer for an adult to take Vyvanse (lisdexamfetamine) vs. Adderall?

Vyvanse (lisdexamfetamine) v adderall: Vyvanse (lisdexamfetamine) and adderall are both amphetamine salts. The only difference is that Vyvanse (lisdexamfetamine) has less potential to be abused because it has to be broken down in the stomach first to become active. ...Read more

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Is it safe to take Vyvanse (lisdexamfetamine) and claritin?

Is it safe to take Vyvanse (lisdexamfetamine) and claritin?

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

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Help! Is it dangerous to take Vyvanse (lisdexamfetamine) and accutane?

Help! Is it dangerous to take Vyvanse (lisdexamfetamine) and accutane?

Vyvanse+Accutane: The fda has reported interactions of these medications taken together:
muscle weakness, difficulty breathing, self injurious behavior, loss of consciousness, upper abdominal pain, protein in the urine, abnormal behavior, red cells or white cells in the urine. ...Read more

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I have adhd, and I take Vyvanse (lisdexamfetamine) every morning, and I just accidentally took another one just now. What should I do?

I have adhd, and I take Vyvanse (lisdexamfetamine) every morning, and I just accidentally took another one just now. What should I do?

Watchful waiting: You should be fine with just taking 1 extra pill in a 24 hour period. If you want to be extra safe, you could eat some bread, drink a few glasses of milk and increase your fluids in general. But truly, you should be fine. Just do not make a habit of it and develop some process to remind you to take the pills as prescribed. Best wishes. ...Read more

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I take vyvanse (lisdexamfetamine) daily for adhd I take 70mg pill and 2dayy I thoight I forgot to take it so I took it again then realized I already took it I'm scared?

I take vyvanse (lisdexamfetamine) daily for adhd I take 70mg pill and 2dayy I thoight I forgot to take it so I took it again then realized I already took it I'm scared?

Do not be scared: This one mistake will not harm you. Try to develop a simple method to remind you after you have taken a dose. For example you can place the bottle upside down after the am dose and return it to an upright position before bed. Keep it near where you brush your teeth so you see it when you are getting ready for bed. ...Read more

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