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Review: could Vyvanse cause Aggression?

Summary: Aggression is found among people who take Vyvanse, especially for people who are male, 10-19 old, have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Strattera, and have Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder.

We study 5,629 people who have side effects while taking Vyvanse from FDA and social media. Among them, 249 have Aggression. Find out below who they are, when they have Aggression and more.

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Vyvanse

Vyvanse has active ingredients of lisdexamfetamine dimesylate. It is often used in attention deficit hyperactivity disorder. (latest outcomes from 7,857 Vyvanse users)

Aggression

Aggression has been reported by people with depression, quit smoking, attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, stress and anxiety, pain. (latest reports from 28,780 Aggression patients)

On Jan, 14, 2015: 5,629 people reported to have side effects when taking Vyvanse. Among them, 249 people (4.42%) have Aggression.

Trend of Aggression in Vyvanse reports

Time on Vyvanse when people have Aggression * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Aggression53.47%25.00%6.94%10.42%4.17%0.00%0.00%

Gender of people who have Aggression when taking Vyvanse * :

FemaleMale
Aggression23.30%76.70%

Age of people who have Aggression when taking Vyvanse * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Aggression0.00%40.45%46.44%4.12%4.87%2.25%1.12%0.75%

Severity of Aggression when taking Vyvanse ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Aggression0.00%61.11%33.33%5.56%

How people recovered from Aggression ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Aggression25.00%12.50%62.50%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder (224 people, 89.96%)
  2. Depression (13 people, 5.22%)
  3. Aggression (12 people, 4.82%)
  4. Adhd (11 people, 4.42%)
  5. Bipolar disorder (9 people, 3.61%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Strattera (27 people, 10.84%)
  2. Abilify (22 people, 8.84%)
  3. Seroquel (16 people, 6.43%)
  4. Risperdal (14 people, 5.62%)
  5. Ritalin (10 people, 4.02%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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Comments from related studies:

  • From this study (2 months ago):

  • I have not always been as paranoid as I am now and I am definitely more aggravated, but mainly when it comes to things I cannot control. This level of need for control is very unusual for me.

    Reply

  • From this study (2 years ago):

  • discharged from job for speaking out

    Reply

  • From this study (3 years ago):

  • Thirteen year-old male - has taken Vyvanse for 2 years and sertraline for 4 years. Recent increase in irritability, aggessiveness and hostility (past 1-2 months). Also noticed a return of anxiety symptoms such as nail-biting,teeth-grinding during sleep, etc. No external/environmental changes.

    Reply

    Monica on Jun, 6, 2012:

    I am an adult, and my teethgrinding has also worsened. Even grind during the day, which I never did.

    Reply

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