Review: Vyvanse and Chantix
This review analyzes the effectiveness and drug interactions when people take Vyvanse and Chantix. It is created by eHealthMe based on 23 reports from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.
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What are the drugs
Vyvanse (latest outcomes) has active ingredients of lisdexamfetamine dimesylate. It is often used in attention deficit hyperactivity disorder.
Chantix (latest outcomes) has active ingredients of varenicline tartrate. It is often used in quit smoking.
On Dec, 4, 2013: 23 people who reported to have interactions when taking Vyvanse, Chantix are studied
Drug combinations in study:
- Vyvanse (lisdexamfetamine dimesylate)
- Chantix (varenicline tartrate)
Most common interactions experienced by people in the use of Vyvanse, Chantix:(click on each outcome to view in-depth analysis, incl. how people recovered)
|Interaction||Number of reports|
|Hallucination (an experience involving the perception of something not present)||10|
|Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit)||6|
|Agitation (state of anxiety or nervous excitement)||5|
|Fatigue (feeling of tiredness)||4|
|Vitreous Floaters (spots before the eyes)||4|
|Malaise (a feeling of general discomfort or uneasiness)||4|
Most common interactions experienced by people in long term use of Vyvanse, Chantix:(click on each outcome to view in-depth analysis, incl. how people recovered)
|Interaction||Number of reports|
How effective are the drugs:
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Smoking cessation therapy
- Attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder
- Sleep disorder
- Blood cholesterol increased
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Benztropine mesylate
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
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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 Janice: Did chantix cause hearing loss for you?
(for a 55 year old woman who has Hearling Loss, and takes Chantix)
After taking Chantix for about 5 weeks, I experienced a loud ringing in my right ear and suddenly lost about 50% hearing in that ear. The ringing and hearing loss did not go away. It has been two weeks since it started. The Chantix warning mentions hearing loss at the very end of "Other" side eff ...
(Number of patients like Janice: 266)
- 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)
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, Vyvanse (lisdexamfetamine dimesylate) is often used to treat attention deficit hyperactivity disorder. Chantix (varenicline tartrate) is often used to treat quit smoking. 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:
- Vyvanse is used in:
- Chantix is used in:
Other drugs that are used to treat the same conditions:
- Vyvanse alternatives:
- Chantix alternatives:
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