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Review: could Vyvanse cause Constipation?

Summary: Constipation is found among people who take Vyvanse, especially for people who are female, 50-59 old, have been taking the drug for 1 - 2 years, also take medication Lamictal, 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, 45 have Constipation. Find out below who they are, when they have Constipation 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)

Constipation

Constipation has been reported by people with osteoporosis, pain, high blood pressure, depression, high blood cholesterol. (latest reports from 81,342 Constipation patients)

On Jan, 26, 2015: 5,629 people reported to have side effects when taking Vyvanse. Among them, 45 people (0.80%) have Constipation.

Trend of Constipation in Vyvanse reports

Time on Vyvanse when people have Constipation * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Constipation18.52%25.93%3.70%29.63%11.11%7.41%3.70%

Gender of people who have Constipation when taking Vyvanse * :

FemaleMale
Constipation68.09%31.91%

Age of people who have Constipation when taking Vyvanse * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Constipation0.00%9.30%13.95%16.28%11.63%20.93%27.91%0.00%

Severity of Constipation when taking Vyvanse ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Constipation8.70%30.43%56.52%4.35%

How people recovered from Constipation ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Constipation0.00%10.00%90.00%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder (13 people, 28.89%)
  2. Depression (9 people, 20.00%)
  3. Adhd (9 people, 20.00%)
  4. Add (7 people, 15.56%)
  5. Anxiety (6 people, 13.33%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Lamictal (7 people, 15.56%)
  2. Cymbalta (5 people, 11.11%)
  3. Suboxone (5 people, 11.11%)
  4. Klonopin (4 people, 8.89%)
  5. Celexa (4 people, 8.89%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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