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 Add . We study 6,148 people who have side effects while taking Vyvanse from FDA and social media. Among them, 48 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 Vyvanse 7,906 users)

Constipation

Constipation has been reported by people with breathing difficulty, fever, abdominal pain, diarrhea, urobilinogen urine increased (latest reports from 77,060 Constipation patients).

On Jul, 20, 2016

6,148 people reported to have side effects when taking Vyvanse.
Among them, 48 people (0.78%) have Constipation


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Vyvanse cause Constipation?

Time on Vyvanse when people have Constipation *:

  • < 1 month: 17.86 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 25.0 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 3.57 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 32.14 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 10.71 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 10.71 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Constipation when taking Vyvanse *:

  • female: 72.34 %
  • male: 27.66 %

Age of people who have Constipation when taking Vyvanse *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 9.3 %
  • 10-19: 13.95 %
  • 20-29: 18.6 %
  • 30-39: 11.63 %
  • 40-49: 18.6 %
  • 50-59: 27.91 %
  • 60+: 0.0 %

Severity if Constipation when taking Vyvanse **:

  • least: 8.7 %
  • moderate: 34.78 %
  • severe: 47.83 %
  • most severe: 8.7 %

How people recovered from Constipation **:

  • while on drug: 0.0 %
  • after off the drug: 8.33 %
  • not yet: 91.67 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Add (27 people)
  • Attention Deficit/hyperactivity Disorder (13 people)
  • Mood Disorder (11 people)
  • Depression (10 people)
  • Adhd (8 people)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Lamictal (20 people)
  • Cymbalta (6 people)
  • Folic Acid (5 people)
  • Wellbutrin Xl (4 people)
  • Suboxone (4 people)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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