Review: Risperdal and Vyvanse
This review analyzes the effectiveness and drug interactions when people take Risperdal and Vyvanse. It is created by eHealthMe based on 78 reports from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.
For patients like me, how are my drugs? On eHealthMe, you can research 200 million drug outcomes from FDA and social media since 1977. The results are personalized to your gender and age. Start now >>>
What are the drugs
Risperdal (latest outcomes) has active ingredients of risperidone. It is used in bipolar disorder, bipolar i disorder, depression, schizophrenia.
Vyvanse (latest outcomes) has active ingredients of lisdexamfetamine dimesylate. It is used in attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, depression, adh, mental status tests.
On Oct, 22, 2013: 78 people who reported to have interactions when taking Risperdal, Vyvanse are studied
Drug combinations in study:
- Risperdal (risperidone)
- Vyvanse (lisdexamfetamine dimesylate)
Most common interactions experienced by people in the use of Risperdal, Vyvanse:(click on each outcome to view in-depth analysis, incl. how people recovered)
|Interaction||Number of reports|
|2||Rhinitis Allergic (inflammation of the nasal airways due to allergy)||20|
|3||Chronic Sinusitis (long lasting inflammation of the paranasal sinuses)||20|
|6||Off Label Use||11|
|8||Eczema (patches of skin become rough and inflamed, with itching and bleeding blisters)||10|
|10||Eczema Eyelids (patches of skin become rough and inflamed, with itching and bleeding blisters on eyelid)||10|
Most common interactions experienced by people in long term use of Risperdal, Vyvanse:(click on each outcome to view in-depth analysis, incl. how people recovered)
|Interaction||Number of reports|
|1||Blood Cholesterol Increased||2|
|2||Tremor (trembling or shaking movements in one or more parts of your body)||1|
|4||Akathisia (a movement disorder characterized by a feeling of inner restlessness)||1|
|6||Diabetic Ketoacidosis (diabetic ketoacidosis (dka) is high concentrations of ketone bodies)||1|
|7||Pancreatitis (inflammation of pancreas)||1|
|8||Sleep Apnoea Syndrome (a sleep-related disorder in which the effort to breathe is diminished or absent)||1|
|9||Type 1 Diabetes Mellitus||1|
|10||Obesity (a medical condition in which excess body fat)||1|
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder
- Bipolar disorder
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
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.
You can also:
- personalize this study to your gender and age
- have similar experience to share? Write a review
- ask a question to patients like you
- get notified of updates of this study
- post a comment
Can you answer these questions (what is this?):
- By worriedMom: Has any pt that is carrier of hep b virus encountered mania and had to use a stabilizer like depakot ofr lamictal or lithium.? i'm researching if incident of hepatotoxicity might occur. comments?
(for a 15 year old girl who has Possible Bipolar/mania, Hep B Carrier, ADHD, and takes Depakote, Vyvanse, Clonidine)
Adopted Daughter born Hep B carrier, no symptoms. ADHD since 8 yrs old. at 15 yrs, recent signs of mania or biploar. started on depakote but concern for hepatotoxicity and weight gain. Would very much appreciate feedback from persons with direct experiences. thanks worriedMom
(Number of patients like worriedMom: 4,002)
- By etrozzi: I developed excessive saliva production after starting ropinerole (requip) for plmd. sleep was impossible due to frequent swallowing. has anyone else experienced similar symptoms?
(for a 49 year old woman who has Periodic Limb Movements In Sleep, Major Depression, Fibromyalgia Syndrome, Attention Deficit Disorder, Alpha Intrusion (sleep Disorder), Sleep Apnea (minor), and takes Ropinirole Hydrochloride, Cymbalta, Mirapex, Gabapentin, Carbidopa And Levodopa, Lyrica, Amitriptyline Hydrochloride, Lithium Carbonate, Desipramine Hydrochloride, Synthroid, Vyvanse, Lipitor)
The first 5 drugs above on my list that I tried for PLMD, I no longer use. I took ropinerole (Requip) for about 2 weeks when I noticed that I was producing more saliva and was swallowing a lot. It didn't really bother me too much, because the other drugs that I take give me a dry mouth. When I went ...
(Number of patients like etrozzi: 11,390)
- By doublemajor2013: Hallucination reaction
(for a 25 year old woman who has Hallucinations, Mixed, and takes Risperdal, Lidocaine, Benadryl, Xanax, Zoloft)
In July I had a horrible hallucination reaction due to the medication I take, I take the Risperdal, Zoloft, and Xanax at night due to my anxiety and depression and the lidocaine Benadryl and there was one more drug. those three were combined for a special mouthwash called magic mouth wash. Do you t ...
(Number of patients like doublemajor2013: 4,354)
You may be interested at these reviews (what is this?):
- By abaker: High triglyceride reading
(for a 43 year old woman who has High Triglyceride And Cholesterol Readings, and takes Vyvanse)
After 6 months of taking vyvanse my triglyceride levels went from 97 to 415.
(Number of patients like abaker: 774)
- By Notafanofflagyl: Flagyl and hair loss
(for a 39 year old woman who has UTI, and takes Prozac, Vyvanse)
I was miserable already but the side effects of this medicine only compounded it. I have had severe diarrhea, stomach cramps, nausea, a horrible metallic taste in my mouth and worst of all I have patches of hair that have completely fallen out!! I am horrified that this medicine is even prescribed t ...
(Number of patients like Notafanofflagyl: 2,715)
Complete drug side effects:
On eHealthMe, Risperdal (risperidone) is often used to treat bipolar disorder. Vyvanse (lisdexamfetamine dimesylate) 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:
- Risperdal is used in:
- Vyvanse is used in:
Other drugs that are used to treat the same conditions:
- Risperdal alternatives:
- Vyvanse alternatives:
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.