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Review: could Vyvanse cause Alcohol use?

Summary: Alcohol use could be caused by Vyvanse, especially for people who are female, 40-49 old, have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take Lamictal, and have Attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder.

We study 5,433 people who have side effects while taking Vyvanse from FDA and social media. Among them, 10 have Alcohol use. Find out below who they are, when they have Alcohol use and more.

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Vyvanse

Vyvanse (latest outcomes from 7,619 users) has active ingredients of lisdexamfetamine dimesylate. It is often used in attention deficit hyperactivity disorder.

Alcohol use

Alcohol use (problems with alcohol) (latest reports from 36,301 patients) has been reported by people with depression, quit smoking, pain, stress and anxiety, high blood pressure.

On Apr, 16, 2014: 5,422 people reported to have side effects when taking Vyvanse. Among them, 10 people (0.18%) have Alcohol Use. They amount to 0.03% of all the 36,261 people who have Alcohol Use on eHealthMe.

Trend of Alcohol use in Vyvanse reports

Time on Vyvanse when people have Alcohol use * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Alcohol use75.00%0.00%0.00%25.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%

Gender of people who have Alcohol use when taking Vyvanse * :

FemaleMale
Alcohol use63.64%36.36%

Age of people who have Alcohol use when taking Vyvanse * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Alcohol use0.00%0.00%25.00%12.50%25.00%37.50%0.00%0.00%

Severity of Alcohol use when taking Vyvanse ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Alcohol use0.00%0.00%100.00%0.00%

How people recovered from Alcohol use ** :

n/a

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder (6 people, 60.00%)
  2. Vitamin supplementation (3 people, 30.00%)
  3. Mood altered (3 people, 30.00%)
  4. Depression (3 people, 30.00%)
  5. Insomnia (3 people, 30.00%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Lamictal (3 people, 30.00%)
  2. Ambien (3 people, 30.00%)
  3. Flaxseed oil (3 people, 30.00%)
  4. Zinc (3 people, 30.00%)
  5. Prozac (3 people, 30.00%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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  • Of all the symptoms I have researched on this drug, slight dry eye and blurred vision is the only side effect I am having. It does not feel serious and goes away about two hours after dose if not reading or watching TV. Only concern is its listing as a "serious side effect", however research has come up with no reason for its severity. Will be discussing the symptom with my doctor, cautiously, so as to not be needlessly removed from a helpful medication; but want to make sure I'm not at risk.

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