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How effective is Vyvanse for Depression?





Summary: 30 Vyvanse users have rated its effectiveness for Depression.

Overall ratings: 3.5/5
Long term ratings: 3.5/5

This is a review of how effective Vyvanse (lisdexamfetamine dimesylate) is for Depression and for what kind of people. The study is created by eHealthMe and is updated continuously.

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What is Vyvanse

Vyvanse has active ingredients of lisdexamfetamine dimesylate. It is often used in attention deficit hyperactivity disorder. (latest outcomes from Vyvanse 7,831 users)

Depression

Depression can be treated by Zoloft, Cymbalta, Prozac, Lexapro, Celexa, Wellbutrin Xl. (latest reports from Depression 276,625 patients)

On Dec, 22, 2014: 30 people are studied for taking Vyvanse in Depression




Vyvanse effectiveness for Depression


Long term Vyvanse effectiveness for Depression

Vyvanse effectiveness for Depression (number of people):

not at allsomewhatmoderatehighvery high
Overall0510105
Long term
(1+ years)
02461

Gender of people who take Vyvanse for Depression * :

FemaleMale
Depression73.33%26.67%

Age of people who take Vyvanse for Depression * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Depression0.00%0.00%0.00%26.67%26.67%23.33%16.67%6.67%

Who find Vyvanse more effective for Depression?

Gender of people who find Vyvanse more effective * :

FemaleMale
Depression73.33%26.67%

Age of people who find Vyvanse more effective * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Depression0.00%0.00%0.00%33.33%26.67%26.67%6.67%6.67%

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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  • The zoloft/vyvanse concoction ruined my life.
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    While being treated for cancer about 3 years ago and thus taking a number of blood tests, I was diagnosed with low potassium level and prescribed a regular dosage. I had noticed that when I forgot to take my potassium pills, I soon began to feel more depressed than usual and to feel anxious. Taking the ills soon alleviated these symptoms. (I have had depression for most of my life but long ago decided against taking any of the anti-depression Rx pills because I disliked their side effects, especially on my ability to think clearly.) Very recently I finally got around to looking on the Internet to see whether low potassium was associated with mood disorders _ and I found that it was. This site apparently didn't study anyone my age (I'm 78), so I decided to offer these comments. I have at least one grandchild who has been formally diagnosed with depression, and one who is ADHD. Before finding that the relationship of mood and low potassium was formally known, I had suggested to their parent in a low-key way that perhaps she and they should check with their doctors about their potassium levels. Now I'm quite sure that is something they and their doctors should consider. Meanwhile, I am glad to have found formal study of what had been to me only an anecdotal kind of belief that the two were linked. More importantly, in all my years of doctor visits, no doctor and no psychologist has ever mentioned this link to me. Therefore, I hope that somehow this link is brought more to the forefront of medical attention.
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