Vyvanse and Constipation - from FDA reports


Summary

Constipation is found among people who take Vyvanse, especially for people who are female, 40-49 old , have been taking the drug for 1 - 6 months, also take medication Xyrem, and have Cataplexy. This review analyzes which people have Constipation with Vyvanse. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 12,038 people who have side effects when taking Vyvanse from FDA, and is updated regularly.

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On Jul, 22, 2017

12,038 people reported to have side effects when taking Vyvanse.
Among them, 80 people (0.66%) have Constipation


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Vyvanse cause Constipation?

Time on Vyvanse when people have Constipation *:

  • < 1 month: 12.5 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 50.0 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 12.5 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 12.5 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 0.0 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 12.5 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Constipation when taking Vyvanse *:

  • female: 64.47 %
  • male: 35.53 %

Age of people who have Constipation when taking Vyvanse *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 8.93 %
  • 10-19: 17.86 %
  • 20-29: 10.71 %
  • 30-39: 12.5 %
  • 40-49: 19.64 %
  • 50-59: 17.86 %
  • 60+: 12.5 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Cataplexy (7 people, 8.75%)
  • Supplementation Therapy (5 people, 6.25%)
  • Pain (5 people, 6.25%)
  • Sleep Disorder (4 people, 5.00%)
  • Growth Hormone Deficiency (4 people, 5.00%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Xyrem (17 people, 21.25%)
  • Nuvigil (7 people, 8.75%)
  • Singulair (5 people, 6.25%)
  • Seroquel (5 people, 6.25%)
  • Intuniv (5 people, 6.25%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Headache (15 people, 18.75%)
  • Diarrhea (14 people, 17.50%)
  • Weight Decreased (10 people, 12.50%)
  • Insomnia (10 people, 12.50%)
  • Abdominal Pain (10 people, 12.50%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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