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Vyvanse Copay Assistance
I was on 50mg of Vyvanse and a month ago my doctor up my dose to 70mg I was doing really good on it then I ran out and it took me a week to getfilled because I was waiting on assistance with my prescription for that week I was out I didn't want to do anyt
Vyvanse (lisdexamfetamine) & Insurance: It would with prior authorization, depending on what other medications have been tried & not worked, ...Read more
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.
What makes up Vyvanse other than its active compound? In other words, what additional compounds or elements, chemicals, 'inerts' etc are in the drug?
Vyvanse is a prodrug: Its chemical structure consists of dextroamphetamine coupled with the essential amino acid, L-lysine, called Lisdexamfetamine (L-lysine-dextroamphetamine). It must be converted in the body to the active stimulant, dextroamphetamine. It is useful for treatment of ADHD because the time necessary for the body to convert it allows it to be active much longer than dextroamphetamine itself. ...Read more
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
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
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
Vyvanse (lisdexamfetamine): At daily required dose, should be ok. ...Read more
Question?: What is your question? Is it about interactions, side effects, efficacy? ...Read more
Vyvanse (lisdexamfetamine) max.: Above 70mg. Per day.Get a more detailed answer ›
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
Some do, most don't: Some people do get tolerant after a period of time, but most people don't. Some only get a tolerance at the begining, and then when they reach their effective dose they can maintain at that level for a long time. Each person is different and different people have different tolerance and effective levels where the drug works. ...Read more
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
Vyvanse (lisdexamfetamine): Better ability to focus & get the job at hand completed. ...Read more
Vyvanse (lisdexamfetamine): Not yet.Get a more detailed answer ›
Over 24 hours: Vyvanse (lisdexamfetamine) is the longest acting oral stimulant; at high enough doses, amphetamine can be detected the next day, although at fairly low concentrations. Still, like with other stimulants, it seems to be effective only on days taken. There is not evidence of which I'm aware that it accumulates over time--though it might at the highest doses. ...Read more
Food & Vyvanse (lisdexamfetamine): After, within 15-30 minutes.Get a more detailed answer ›
Better focus: My guess would be that improving your focus makes it seem as though time goes faster. ...Read more
Eat Breakfast: Eat a big breakfast before you take your medication. Make sure to eat something at lunch even if you are not hungry. Do the same for supper. Make sure you have nutrition dense food, and not 'junk food'. Maybe your doctor could lower your dose of medication or just lower the dose on the weekend. Appetite usually gets better the longer you take the medication. ...Read more
Vyvanse (lisdexamfetamine): Slightly above recommended maximum dose of 70mg. ...Read more
Eat Breakfast: Eat a big breakfast before you take your medication. Make sure to eat something at lunch even if you are not hungry. Do the same for supper. Make sure you have nutrition dense food, and not 'junk food'. Maybe your doctor could lower your dose of medication or just lower the dose on the weekend. Appetite usually gets better the longer you take the medication. May not change appetite but helps. ...Read more
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