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Vyvanse Allergic Reaction Symptoms
Allergies occur when your immune system is triggered by envirionmental factors it should ignore--for example, pollen in the air, or dander on a cat or dog--and creates cells to fight against them. An allergic reaction typically causes itching, congestion, or drainage, and ...Read more
Can Benadryl (diphenhydramine) help a swelling and hive reaction (itching) allergic reaction to penicillin?
Depends: on the reaction, if just hives and itching, yes benadryl (diphenhydramine) can control it in the right dosage, after discontinuing the offending drug, but if more severe symptoms/swelling you need medical attention with the possible addition of epinephrine and probably steroids, ...Read more
That's curious....: Allergic reactions are when the body's immune system detect something that it recognizes as a foreign substance (ingested, contact through skin, food or medicine, or in the case of auto-immure diseases, it's own cells). One reax is to mobilize cells that secrete anti-histamines to fight the allergic reax. So, allergic relax to antihistamine would be very unusual. Let detective doc sort this out. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Yes: Allergy to the entire class of antibiotics called cephalosporins is indeed possible. That allergy would be the common part of the molecule shared by all cephalosporins and penicillins, the beta-lactam ring. ...Read more
Allergy testing: Only physicians trained in the specialty of allergy, asthma ; immunology are trained in a monitored situation during residency to perform skin testing for ige-mediated allergy. Some ENT programs are adding this to their training. If you were skin tested by a non-specialist, consult a specialist, if you were skin tested by an allergist, it is likely that you are unusally allergic. ...Read more
Identify & medicate: With any allergic reaction, it's important to identify the trigger and avoid. Other antihistamines can be tried and these include claritin, clarinex, allegra, zyrtec and xyzal (levocetirizine). Under the direction of a physician, higher doses may be needed. If the reaction is severe, seek care, as oral steroids may be necessary. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
No: These are two separate entities. It is often difficult to identify the cause of chronic hives, and less often for anaphylaxis. But unlike some other allergic phenomena, there is no progression from hives to anaphylaxis. The best step you can take is to see an allergist to try to understand why you're having hives. ...Read more
The usual culprits: The causes of allergy are many but the symptoms are predictable & limited. Hives, swelling of hands, feet, eyelids & lips called angioedema, breathing issues due to windpipe swelling or asthma & GI symptoms like nausea, vomiting, abdominal pain & diarrhea. Since Erythromycin commonly causes GI symptoms it's hard to tell if this is allergy or intolerance when skin or breathing symptoms are absent. ...Read more
How to tell if it's scabies or an allergic reaction to Vyvanse (lisdexamfetamine) that is causing my skin to be really itchy?
Is this Vyvanse (lisdexamfetamine) allergic reaction? Hives that began as what looked like many mosquito bites then turned into welts..
I have adhd, allergies, and acid reflux. Could taking allergy meds such as singular and Claritin in combination with 40mg Vyvanse (lisdexamfetamine) stimulate my reflux?
Possibly.: Of the three, singular more commonly causes reflux symptoms. Vyvanse (lisdexamfetamine) can cause different GI (stomach) ailments as can the other two. There are certainly other things that can cause reflux too. If it is causing distress, talk with your provider and find a reasonable solution. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Taking 60mg of vyvanse (lisdexamfetamine), (lisdexamfetamine) and I have developed more severe allergies over time. Antihistamines and vyvanse (lisdexamfetamine) make my heart race. Suggestions?
See your doctor: It's most probably the vyvanse, (lisdexamfetamine) please check with your doctor for dose adjustment/alternative. As for allergies, I am not sure what you meant exactly, is it hives or allergy symptoms as sneezing , coughing, better get evaluated for proper management, good luck ...Read more
Started luvox at night but now wants me to take it during the day.Im worried about taking vyvanse (lisdexamfetamine) and luvox at the same timeWill I get a bad reaction?
Timing of dose: Is there a reason to change Luvox dose from nighttime to day? Switching Luvox to morning may increase interaction with Vyvanse (lisdexamfetamine) causing more of an effect and side effects from Vyvanse (lisdexamfetamine). This may not be a problem depending on dose amounts. You could also take Luvox a few hours earlier giving Vyvanse (lisdexamfetamine) a chance to wear off. Discuss your concerns with prescribing doctor. I hope this helps. ...Read more
I took adderallxr for two yearsand it helped me immensely. Butnow I have an adverse reaction. Anxiety and insomnia. Vyvanse (lisdexamfetamine) doesthe samething.Why now?
Interactions?: The question is: are you taking other medications since then? They might me interacting. It is also possible that you are very stressed or have developed an anxiety disorder since then and should be evaluated for that. Have you increased your caffeine intake recently? Those could all be potential factors as to why you are responding differently now. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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Vyvanse (lisdexamfetamine) 40 mg took at 9:30am started to experience come down symptoms at 1:30pm. At 2:30 seems to have quit working. Do I need higher dose?
Titration of a : stimulant medication to an optimal dose requires weekly communication between prescriber & patient, if an adult. Parents & teachers send me weekly follow-up questionnaires on which they document severity of ADHD symptoms mornings & afternoons during titration, reporting an " average day" during that week. Your doctor will ^ your dose by 10 mg./week to 70 mg., the maximum adult dose of Vyvanse (lisdexamfetamine). ...Read more
My friend has been snorting vyvanse (lisdexamfetamine). He wants to quit. What should we expect for withdrawal symptoms? Is there any danger?
Depends on amount: Snorting stimulants is probably more common than we realize. Vyvanse (lisdexamfetamine) is a type of amphetamine, like speed. Amphetamine withdraw includes anxiety, agitation or excessive fatigue. We always recommend a physician be involved when someone is stopping a habit such as amphetamines. I hope your friend is able to stop without withdrawing. Good luck. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I take Vyvanse (lisdexamfetamine) (just started) and after about 5 hours i start to feel bad symptoms of hypotension. My BP was 105/77 and hr of 85-normal but high 4 me?
Benadryl (diphenhydramine) usually makes people tired but it makes me really really hyper? Is this normal? Is it reacting with my vyvanse?
Paradoxical effects : People have different reaction to the drugs. Despite of the Benadryl (diphenhydramine) can cause sleepiness in most of the patients , but some people can have paradoxical effects with insomnia and hyperactivity . This can seen in other medications like Ativan and phenobarbital. ...Read more
Teen (15) on Lexapro (escitalopram) and vyvanse. I hate the fact he's on anything at all. What warning signs should I watch for bad reactions or side effects?
Suicidal thinking: From the antidepressant and anxiety or irritability or cardiac symptoms from the vyvanse (lisdexamfetamine) , including hypertension and rare psychotic symptoms. Hand tremors may be apparent. Best wishes. This combination has helped many people achieve in ways they never dreamed possible. The risks of treatment far outweigh the risks of no treatment. Make sure he is also in therapy. ...Read more
If I haven't been diagnosed with adhd but take vyvanse (lisdexamfetamine) and the symptoms are opposite of someone that does have adhd. Does that mean I don't have adhd?
Why do I have withdrawal like symptoms from starting Vyvanse (lisdexamfetamine) after ending Adderall if I was only taking 20mg of Adderall a day and take 60 Vyvanse (lisdexamfetamine) now?
Unlikely withdrawal: It is unlikely that if you start Vyvanse (lisdexamfetamine) 60 mg when you end Adderall 20 mg that you are in amphetamine withdrawal. Rather, you can be having adhd symptoms that fail to respond to vyvanse (lisdexamfetamine), (lisdexamfetamine) or, more likely, you could be experiencing Vyvanse (lisdexamfetamine) side effects, or even an allergic reaction to vyvanse (lisdexamfetamine). You most certainly should discuss this situation with the clinician prescribing your vyvanse (lisdexamfetamine). ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Would Vyvanse (lisdexamfetamine) and Adderall XR have the same result on a drug test? Is there any way a test could differentiate between the two?
How do I figure out if I am allergic to Adderall and vyvanse (lisdexamfetamine)? I broke out into hives on adderall, but have taken it before and was fine.
Several options: Allergies are more often to fillers than to the stimulants themselves. You could go to an allergist, who can directly assess whether either of these medications is causing you to have an allergic reaction. You could try vyvanse, (lisdexamfetamine) which is a quite different formulation, even though it produces amphetamine. The fact you didn't have hives before, unfortunately, doesn't mean it's not the cause. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
How do I know if I am allergic to Adderall and vyvanse (lisdexamfetamine)? I have broken out in hives with both, but used to take Adderall before and was fine.
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