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 5,652 people who have side effects while taking Vyvanse from FDA and social media. Among them, 46 have Constipation. Find out below who they are, when they have Constipation and more.
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Vyvanse has active ingredients of lisdexamfetamine dimesylate. It is often used in attention deficit hyperactivity disorder. (latest outcomes from 7,876 Vyvanse users)
Constipation has been reported by people with osteoporosis, pain, high blood pressure, depression, high blood cholesterol. (latest reports from 81,454 Constipation patients)
On Feb, 25, 2015: 5,652 people reported to have side effects when taking Vyvanse. Among them, 46 people (0.81%) have Constipation.
Time on Vyvanse when people have Constipation * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
Gender of people who have Constipation when taking Vyvanse * :
Age of people who have Constipation when taking Vyvanse * :
Severity of Constipation when taking Vyvanse ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
How people recovered from Constipation ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder (13 people, 28.26%)
- Depression (9 people, 19.57%)
- Adhd (9 people, 19.57%)
- Add (8 people, 17.39%)
- Anxiety (6 people, 13.04%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Lamictal (8 people, 17.39%)
- Cymbalta (5 people, 10.87%)
- Suboxone (5 people, 10.87%)
- Klonopin (4 people, 8.70%)
- Celexa (4 people, 8.70%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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I was informed that my chronic severe constipation may be a result of taking vyvanse. It began about 3-4 months after I started to take the medication and it has continued for over a year.
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