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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 140 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 42,211 users) has active ingredients of risperidone. It is often used in bipolar disorder.

Vyvanse (latest outcomes from 7,751 users) has active ingredients of lisdexamfetamine dimesylate. It is often used in attention deficit hyperactivity disorder.

On Sep, 15, 2014: 140 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 4 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)
(3 of 8 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 LabilityParanoiaSuicidal IdeationWeight DecreasedAkathisiaAggression
Disturbance In AttentionHallucinationHallucinationHot FlushInsomniaPsychotic Disorder
InsomniaCommunication DisorderChest PainHeadacheTremorEczema Eyelids
AnorexiaAngerDyspepsiaOverdosePancreatitisRhinitis Allergic
Rash MacularBlood Glucose DecreasedHeadacheHypophagiaSleep Apnoea SyndromeChronic Sinusitis
PhotophobiaSocial Avoidant BehaviourPanic ReactionAngerFatigue AggravatedEczema
TrichotillomaniaFlushingCondition AggravatedAggressionDizzinessConjunctivitis

Drug effectiveness by gender :

Risperdal is effective9.09%
(1 of 11 people)
(5 of 23 people)
Vyvanse is effective18.18%
(2 of 11 people)
(8 of 24 people)

Most common drug interactions by gender * :

AnxietyChronic Sinusitis
MigraineEczema Eyelids
Mood AlteredAggression
Weight DecreasedRhinitis Allergic
Therapeutic Response DecreasedEar Infection
Psychotic DisorderB-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)
Vyvanse is effectiven/a20.00%
(2 of 10 people)
(5 of 23 people)
(1 of 4 people)
(2 of 5 people)

Most common drug interactions by age * :

n/aEczemaAggressionHyperhidrosisFatigue AggravatedBlood Cholesterol IncreasedDysarthrian/a
Ear InfectionInsomniaDental CariesDizzinessWeight DecreasedAbasia
CoughMood AlteredIrritabilityHyperprolactinaemiaWeight Increased
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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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:

Other drugs that are used to treat the same conditions:

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

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