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Lisdexamfetamine is a medication to treat ...Read more


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Will bcbs pay for Vyvanse (lisdexamfetamine) or does it depend on your copay and deductable?

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Vyvanse (lisdexamfetamine) & Insurance: It would with prior authorization, depending on what other medications have been tried & not worked, ...Read more

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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.

Vyvanse.: There are two ways to approach this. One would be to start a lower dose - I believe you can take as little as 10mg of Vyvanse daily to start. The other would be to not take it and discuss your concerns with your provider - maybe there’s another way to go for treatment. ...Read more

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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

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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

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

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What is Vyvanse (lisdexamfetamine) for?

ADD and ADHD: It is an approved medication to treat attention deficit disorder and hyperactivity disorders in children and adults. ...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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Where can I buy Vyvanse (lisdexamfetamine) online?

Vyvanse (lisdexamfetamine): Vyvanse (lisdexamfetamine) is a controlled substance & cannot be bought online. ...Read more

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I have a question about vyvanse (lisdexamfetamine)?

Question?: What is your question? Is it about interactions, side effects, efficacy? ...Read more

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How can I get prescribed Vyvanse (lisdexamfetamine)?

See your physician: Vyvanse (lisdexamfetamine) is a controlled substance needs a physician to prescribe it. ...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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My adult son takes 90 mg of vyvanse (lisdexamfetamine)?

My adult son takes 90 mg of vyvanse (lisdexamfetamine)?

Dr. Prescription: 90 mg is a relatively high dose of vyvanse (lisdexamfetamine). If your son's doctor has prescribed that dose of vyvanse (lisdexamfetamine), is monitoring his response and he is not having any side effects, you should get assurance by talking to your pediatrician. ...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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How harmful for your health is it to take vyvanse/adderal?

Pls Clarify: 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

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Do you build up a tolerance to vyvanse (lisdexamfetamine)?

Do you build up a tolerance to vyvanse (lisdexamfetamine)?

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

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What do I do if I take too much vyvanse (lisdexamfetamine)?

What do I do if I take too much vyvanse (lisdexamfetamine)?

Emergency attention: 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

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How can I confirm when Vyvanse (lisdexamfetamine) is working?

How can I confirm when Vyvanse (lisdexamfetamine) is working?

Vyvanse (lisdexamfetamine): Better ability to focus & get the job at hand completed. ...Read more

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Taking ambien and vyvanse at the same time. Is it bad for you?

Taking ambien and vyvanse at the same time. Is it bad for you?

No: Take Ambien as needed for insomnia and Vyvanse in morning for ADHD. Discuss this with your prescribing professional if still concerned. ...Read more

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How long will a Vyvanse (lisdexamfetamine) stay in your system?

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

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Why does time go faster while taking vyvanse (lisdexamfetamine)?

Better focus: My guess would be that improving your focus makes it seem as though time goes faster. ...Read more

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How to increase my appetite while on vyvanse (lisdexamfetamine)?

How to increase my appetite while on vyvanse (lisdexamfetamine)?

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

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Is it possible to overdose on 80mg of vyvanse (lisdexamfetamine)?

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Vyvanse (lisdexamfetamine): Slightly above recommended maximum dose of 70mg. ...Read more

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How do you increase appetite while on vyvanse (lisdexamfetamine)?

How do you increase appetite while on vyvanse (lisdexamfetamine)?

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

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Can I tell me how I can get prescribed vyvanse (lisdexamfetamine)?

Treatable condition: The best bet to get prescribed vyvanse (lisdexamfetamine) is to have a treatable condition that would benefit from receiving a prescription from a medical professional. Stay safe! ...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