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What are the side effects of vyvanse?

What are the side effects of vyvanse?

Most common side : effects are headache, stomach-ache, , agitation & insomnia, especially the 1st few days. It can increase pre-existing anxiety & tics.Increases of blood pressure & heart rate are usually mild, but must be monitored. Decreased appetite the 1st 3-4 mos. usually abates after that; rarely a problem after a yr. Low starting doses are titrated to optimal effect if no intolerable side effects. ...Read more

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Vyvanse (Definition)

Vyvanse, or lisdexamfetamine, is a category ii controlled substance used to treat symptoms of adhd by acting as a central nervous system long-acting stimulant. It works by enhancing the levels of Dopamine and norepinephrine in the brain to help with attention. Vyvanse is in the same class as Adderall (vs. Ritalin-based stimulants). All stimulants have a ...Read more


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I am taking Vyvanse and experiencing side effects. Are they dangerous? What should I do?

Good vs bad: Any medication must be evaluated of benefit versus side effect. Use of vyvanse in adults is controversial. I am very concerned about using any stimulant that is causing side effects. It may have serious effects on cardiac function and blood pressure. Discuss this with your doctor as soon as possible., . ...Read more

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What are the Vyvanse side effects?

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What are the Vyvanse side effects?

Methylphenidate: nervousness, insomnia, nausea/vomiting, loss of appetite, diarrhea, heartburn, headache, muscle tightness, dry mouth, restlessness, tingling of hands/feet, decrease sexual desire, painful menstruation, chest pain, shortness of breath, heart beats faster, blurred vision, agitation, seizures, psychosis, mood changes, tics, rash. ...Read more

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What are some side effects of taking vyvanse?

What are some side effects of taking vyvanse?

Common side effects: Of vyvanse include decreased appetitie, dry mouth, irritability, difficulty sleeping, upset stomach, elevated blood pressure, fever, or a rash. Remember, these are just some of the most common side effects, other things can happen, but most patients don't have problems with side effects, and no one has all the side effects. If you don't tolerate the med, stop it and tell your dr. ...Read more

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What are the side effects of taking vyvanse?

Common side effects: Of vyvanse include decreased appetitie, dry mouth, irritability, difficulty sleeping, upset stomach, elevated blood pressure, fever, or a rash. Remember, these are just some of the most common side effects, other things can happen, but most patients don't have problems with side effects, and no one has all the side effects. If you don't tolerate the med, stop it and tell your dr. ...Read more

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How can I confront someone about their terrible medication (vyvanse) related side effects?

Gentle concern: Depends on the person of course, as no one approach suits all. I finds it helps to sit down, speak calmly, avoid getting loud, use "I" and not "you" statements, listen, avoid shaming, and try to show you are their advocate. Humility, not nobility. Leave dogmatism to the arrogant. Don't fear failing to convince them, and stay focused on simply caring for them. ...Read more

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Does someone know the side effects of vyvanse?

Does someone know the side effects of vyvanse?

Vyvanse: Same side effects as any stimulant, appetite drop, headache, irritability, nausea, rica, etc. ...Read more

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Can you tell me, are my side effects from Vyvanse normal?

All Meds have Side E: All medications have side effects. We try to find the one whose "side effect" is desirable. Vyvanse is a stimulant medication and shares the side effects of other stimulants. Namely all of them can cause decreased appetite, delayed sleep onset. Most of the side effects can be managed and should not interfere with functioning. If they do, then a neew stimulant can be tried. ...Read more