eHealthMe - What patients like me said? eHealthMe - a cloud computing service for drugs

What patients like me said?

More tools

Vyvanse vs Concerta, a side effect and effectiveness comparison for a female patient aged 41

This is personalized comparison of Vyvanse vs Concerta for a female aged 41. The study is created by eHealthMe based on reports from FDA and social media.

How are my drugs for patients like me? On eHealthMe, you can research 300 million drug outcomes from FDA and social media. All studies are personalized to gender and age. Start now, it's anonymous, simple & free >>>

On Jan, 31, 2014: 1,963 people are studied in Vyvanse vs Concerta

Information of patient in study:

GenderAgeReason for the drug
Female37ADHD

Drugs to compare:

DrugIngredientsCompany
Vyvanse lisdexamfetamine dimesylateNew River Pharms
Concerta methylphenidate hydrochlorideOrtho Mcneil Janssen

eHealthMe real world results:

For females aged 37 (±5):

Most common side effects:

(click on each outcome to view in-depth analysis, incl. how people recovered)
Vyvanse (New River Pharms)Concerta (Ortho Mcneil Janssen)
Headache (pain in head)Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit)
AnxietyFatigue (feeling of tiredness)
Insomnia (sleeplessness)Headache (pain in head)
Drug IneffectiveAnxiety
Drug Effect DecreasedDepression
Fatigue (feeling of tiredness)Drug Ineffective
DizzinessConvulsion (muscles contract and relax rapidly and repeatedly, resulting in an uncontrolled shaking of the body)
Disturbance In AttentionDizziness
IrritabilityFeeling Abnormal
DepressionAsthenia (weakness)

Most common side effects experienced by people in long term use:

(click on each outcome to view in-depth analysis, incl. how people recovered)
Vyvanse (New River Pharms)Concerta (Ortho Mcneil Janssen)
DizzinessHallucination, Auditory (perceiving sounds without auditory stimulus)
Fatigue - Chronic (long feeling of tiredness)Feeling Abnormal
Breast PainFacial Spasm (involuntary muscle contractions face)
Middle Insomnia (difficulty returning to sleep after awakening either in the middle of the night)Autism (mental condition in which fantasy dominates over reality, as a symptom of schizophrenia and other disorders)
Pain - JointsListless (lack of interest, energy, or spirit)
Fatigue (feeling of tiredness)Orthopedic Procedure
Joint PainConvulsion (muscles contract and relax rapidly and repeatedly, resulting in an uncontrolled shaking of the body)
ConstipationSuicide Attempt
Ulcer - MouthPersecutory Delusion
Sexual Aversion Disorder (disease of having sex)Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit)

For people in general (regardless of gender or age):

Most common side effects:

(click on each outcome to view in-depth analysis, incl. how people recovered)
Vyvanse (New River Pharms)Concerta (Ortho Mcneil Janssen)
Fatigue (feeling of tiredness)Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit)
AnxietyFatigue (feeling of tiredness)
Headache (pain in head)Anxiety
Insomnia (sleeplessness)Headache (pain in head)
DepressionDepression
Drug IneffectiveDrug Ineffective
Drug Effect DecreasedConvulsion (muscles contract and relax rapidly and repeatedly, resulting in an uncontrolled shaking of the body)
DizzinessDizziness
Disturbance In AttentionFeeling Abnormal
IrritabilityAsthenia (weakness)

Most common side effects experienced by people in long term use:

(click on each outcome to view in-depth analysis, incl. how people recovered)
Vyvanse (New River Pharms)Concerta (Ortho Mcneil Janssen)
High Blood PressureHallucination, Auditory (perceiving sounds without auditory stimulus)
ConstipationListless (lack of interest, energy, or spirit)
DizzinessOrthopedic Procedure
Anxiety Disorder (excessive, uncontrollable, unexplained and often irrational worry)Feeling Abnormal
Fatigue - Chronic (long feeling of tiredness)Facial Spasm (involuntary muscle contractions face)
IrritabilityConvulsion (muscles contract and relax rapidly and repeatedly, resulting in an uncontrolled shaking of the body)
Middle Insomnia (difficulty returning to sleep after awakening either in the middle of the night)Autism (mental condition in which fantasy dominates over reality, as a symptom of schizophrenia and other disorders)
Breast PainSuicide Attempt
ConfusionPersecutory Delusion
Pain - JointsWithdrawal Syndrome (a discontinuation syndrome is a set of symptoms occurred due to discontinuation of substance)

How to use the study: print a copy of the study and bring it to your health teams to ensure drug risks and benefits are fully discussed and understood.

Related topic: ADHD, Concerta, Vyvanse

Next: study your drugs OR ask a question from Patients Like You

Drug effectiveness in real world:

Alternative drugs:

Side effects in real world:

On eHealthMe, Vyvanse (lisdexamfetamine dimesylate) is often used to treat attention deficit hyperactivity disorder. Concerta (methylphenidate hydrochloride) is often used to treat attention deficit hyperactivity disorder. Find out below the conditions the drugs are used for, how effective they are, and any alternative drugs that you can use to treat those same conditions.

What is the drug used for and how effective is it:

Other drugs that are used to treat the same conditions:

Recent related drug comparison:

NOTE: The study is based on active ingredients. Other drugs that have the same active ingredients are also considered.

WARNING: Please DO NOT STOP MEDICATIONS without first consulting a physician since doing so could be hazardous to your health.

DISCLAIMER: All material available on eHealthMe.com is for informational purposes only, and is not a substitute for medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment provided by a qualified healthcare provider. All information is observation-only, and has not been supported by scientific studies or clinical trials unless otherwise stated. Different individuals may respond to medication in different ways. Every effort has been made to ensure that all information is accurate, up-to-date, and complete, but no guarantee is made to that effect. The use of the eHealthMe site and its content is at your own risk.

You may report adverse side effects to the FDA at http://www.fda.gov/medwatch/ or 1-800-FDA-1088 (1-800-332-1088).

If you use this eHealthMe study on publication, please acknowledge it with a citation: study title, URL, accessed date.

Related studies

- Concerta side effects
- Vyvanse side effects

 

Related conditions

- Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder

 

 

Recent user comments

- "Patient gets a migraine, then appears to be confused, ... " (10 minutes ago)

- "Brandon suffers from intermittent 101+ fever for the ... " (49 minutes ago)

- "Intermittent skin rash with 1 tab twice daily , alle ... " (54 minutes ago)

- "Wondering if etodolac has anything to do with recent ... " (2 hours ago)

- "I had a very severe illness, with fevers (103), myalg ... " (2 hours ago)

 

Tools

- Check symptoms
- Check drugs
- Compare drugs
- Ask a question
- Write a review
- Report a side effect

 

Popular searches

- Adiponectin Increased
- Pulmonary Hypertension Secondary
- Pericarditis Adhesive
- Proctoscopy Abnormal
- Dahlia Extract

   

Drugs: A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z
Conditions: A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z
Side effects: A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z
Symptoms: A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z

About - Terms of service - Privacy policy - Press - Advertise - Apps - Testimonials - Contact us

 
© 2014 eHealthMe.com. All rights reserved. Use of this site constitutes acceptance of eHealthMe.com's terms of service and privacy policy.