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Review: Risperdal and Vyvanse





Summary: drug interactions are reported among people who take Risperdal and Vyvanse together.

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 has active ingredients of risperidone. It is often used in bipolar disorder. (view latest outcomes from 42,217 users)

Vyvanse has active ingredients of lisdexamfetamine dimesylate. It is often used in depression. (view latest outcomes from 7,822 users)

On Nov, 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)
0.00%
(0 of 5 people)
28.57%
(2 of 7 people)
0.00%
(0 of 7 people)
33.33%
(3 of 9 people)
0.00%
(0 of 1 people)
n/a0.00%
(0 of 1 people)
Vyvanse is effective25.00%
(2 of 8 people)
20.00%
(1 of 5 people)
0.00%
(0 of 6 people)
60.00%
(3 of 5 people)
44.44%
(4 of 9 people)
0.00%
(0 of 1 people)
n/a50.00%
(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
TicOverdoseAggressionParanoiaObesityAnxiety
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 :

FemaleMale
Risperdal is effective8.33%
(1 of 12 people)
21.74%
(5 of 23 people)
Vyvanse is effective25.00%
(3 of 12 people)
33.33%
(8 of 24 people)

Most common drug interactions by gender * :

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

Drug effectiveness by age :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Risperdal is effectiven/a16.67%
(2 of 12 people)
8.70%
(2 of 23 people)
0.00%
(0 of 1 people)
40.00%
(2 of 5 people)
n/a0.00%
(0 of 1 people)
n/a
Vyvanse is effectiven/a20.00%
(2 of 10 people)
21.74%
(5 of 23 people)
25.00%
(1 of 4 people)
40.00%
(2 of 5 people)
n/a100.00%
(1 of 1 people)
n/a

Most common drug interactions by age * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
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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    My beautiful son to whom I depended upon took his Life by suicide on July 16, 2013. He had been struggling with a sleep disorder. It seemed to begin in his last year of high school 2010. Mike was very strong in mind and in body. He became a certified personal trainer. He encouraged everyone around him and all of his clients. How can someone so strong be so weak?
    He had been heavily medicated by a sleep doctor, for years this doctor gave him different medicines and he began to show other heath impairments..I could not see so many things that are very clear to me now, I never saw the effect the drugs had on him. he was growing more tired and withdrawn. He knew so much about medicines that I thought he knew what was happening he and I both trusted the doctors. With each new problem that occurred there was always a new drug to try and along with it a new set of side effects. A new doctor was added to his care and this doctor right away gave an RX for Kolopin. He was already taking Ambien and the two dont seem to play well together. Mean while he was growing sicker and sicker. We constantly were going for this test or that test, never once did the sleep doctor ever think that the drugs being given were the cause of all of his distress.
    At one point he was unable to keep food down and was throwing up every day. More test that always revealed the same result. No problem found. The visits to the sleep doctor were the same as well his condition was worsening and chronic. and yet never once did the sleep doctor ever give the drugs a second thought. The known side effects for both of these drugs were suicide for ages between 16 to 22. Until his death I never read about any of the products he was on.
    On July 16, 2013 the day began with Mike not sleeping, he seemed angry, exhausted. he was getting ready to help us out at our office. Once there it seemed like nothing went his way and at one point got into argument with his dad, told me he hated him and decided to go into his office to talk to him. He began to cry, I had to leave for an appointment and I waved to him through a window. I could see him crying. He got up and just left our office. Later we would find that he called his pastor, his cousins and a friend all did not reply. One girl friend of his did, she told him to meet her for drinks he told her what happened and he needed to save money and needed to be at his training job shortly. Within a 15 minute span wrote us a suicide letter, drove off and shot himself. a few minutes after he did a passer bye called 911. They took him to the hospital. The police came to our office to inform us we need to get to the hospital. The shock of all shock.... He passed away 1:04 am on the 17 of July. I never thought I could be so lost and broken as I am. I miss you so much Michael!
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    After 6 months of taking vyvanse my triglyceride levels went from 97 to 415.
  • Flagyl and hair loss
    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 to people if these side effects are profound. I will be calling my dr for a new antibiotic, and I will NEVER take this "medicine" again!

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Comments from related studies:

  • From this study (3 months ago):

  • For the last 20-30 years I go through cycles where I am just too lethargic to function. I suffer from severe brain fog, lack of direction, sleep way too much, and am in an almost vegetative state and this could last anywhere from a few weeks to a few years. I do not believe it to be depression as I do not feel depressed. I feel unwell and quite often experience low grade fevers. I also have hemochromatosis and thyroid nodules, as well as Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome and Bipolar Disorder and AV Nodal Re-entrant Tachycardia

    Reply

  • From this study (2 years ago):

  • I don't have ADHD

    Reply

  • From this study (2 years ago):

  • Although he has been taking Risperdal orally, the rash appeared after his first Consta injection

    Reply

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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.

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