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Review: Risperdal and Vyvanse

This review analyzes the effectiveness and drug interactions between Risperdal and Vyvanse. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 141 people who take the same drugs from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.

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What are the drugs

Risperdal (latest outcomes from 42,216 users) has active ingredients of risperidone. It is often used in bipolar disorder.

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Vyvanse (latest outcomes from 7,800 users) has active ingredients of lisdexamfetamine dimesylate. It is often used in attention deficit hyperactivity disorder.

Trend of vyvanse reports

On Oct, 25, 2014: 141 people who take Risperdal, Vyvanse are studied

Risperdal, Vyvanse outcomes

Drug combinations in study:
- Risperdal (risperidone)
- Vyvanse (lisdexamfetamine dimesylate)

Drug effectiveness over time :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ yearsnot specified
Risperdal is effective20.00%
(1 of 5 people)
(0 of 5 people)
(2 of 7 people)
(0 of 7 people)
(3 of 9 people)
(0 of 1 people)
(0 of 1 people)
Vyvanse is effective25.00%
(2 of 8 people)
(1 of 5 people)
(0 of 6 people)
(3 of 5 people)
(4 of 9 people)
(0 of 1 people)
(1 of 2 people)

Most common drug interactions over time * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ yearsnot specified
AggressionAggressionMood AlteredTicBlood Cholesterol IncreasedInsomnian/aAnger
Drug IneffectiveHypophagiaDecreased AppetiteSocial Avoidant BehaviourDiabetic KetoacidosisDepression
Affect LabilitySocial Avoidant BehaviourSuicidal IdeationWeight DecreasedAkathisiaAggression
Disturbance In AttentionHallucinationHallucinationHot FlushInsomniaPsychotic Disorder
InsomniaParanoiaChest PainHeadacheExhaustion, Fatigue, Lethargy, Tiredness, WearinessEczema Eyelids
AnorexiaFlushingDyspepsiaOverdoseTremorRhinitis Allergic
Rash MacularAngerHeadacheHypophagiaPancreatitisChronic Sinusitis
PhotophobiaBlood Glucose DecreasedPanic ReactionAngerSleep Apnoea SyndromeEczema
TrichotillomaniaCommunication DisorderCondition AggravatedAggressionFatigue AggravatedConjunctivitis

Drug effectiveness by gender :

Risperdal is effective8.33%
(1 of 12 people)
(5 of 23 people)
Vyvanse is effective25.00%
(3 of 12 people)
(8 of 24 people)

Most common drug interactions by gender * :

AnxietyChronic Sinusitis
MigraineEczema Eyelids
Psychotic DisorderAggression
Mood AlteredRhinitis Allergic
RestlessnessEar Infection
Weight DecreasedConjunctivitis
InsomniaB-cell Lymphoma

Drug effectiveness by age :

Risperdal is effectiven/a16.67%
(2 of 12 people)
(2 of 23 people)
(0 of 1 people)
(2 of 5 people)
(0 of 1 people)
Vyvanse is effectiven/a20.00%
(2 of 10 people)
(5 of 23 people)
(1 of 4 people)
(2 of 5 people)
(1 of 1 people)

Most common drug interactions by age * :

n/aEczemaAggressionHyperhidrosisFatigue AggravatedBlood Cholesterol IncreasedDysarthrian/a
Ear InfectionInsomniaDental CariesDizzinessWeight DecreasedAbasia
CoughMood AlteredIrritabilityHyperprolactinaemiaWeight IncreasedExhaustion, Fatigue, Lethargy, Tiredness, Weariness
Chronic SinusitisDepressionSlurred SpeechAgitationThinking Abnormal
Eczema EyelidsManiaHeadacheDrug Ineffective
PyrexiaAngerHot FlushType 1 Diabetes Mellitus
Viral PharyngitisRestlessnessSleep Apnoea Syndrome
Upper Respiratory Tract InfectionPsychotic DisorderDiabetic Ketoacidosis
Rhinitis AllergicTherapeutic Response DecreasedObesity
Reflux OesophagitisMigrainePancreatitis

* Some reports may have incomplete information.

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On eHealthMe, Risperdal (risperidone) is often used to treat bipolar disorder. Vyvanse (lisdexamfetamine dimesylate) is often used to treat depression. 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.

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