Could Vyvanse cause Constipation - from FDA reports


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 Xyrem, and have Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder . We study 11,755 people who have side effects while taking Vyvanse from FDA. Among them, 86 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 13,673 users)

Constipation

Constipation has been reported by people with osteoporosis, pain, high blood pressure, multiple sclerosis, depression (latest reports from 135,352 Constipation patients).

On Nov, 30, 2016

11,755 people reported to have side effects when taking Vyvanse.
Among them, 86 people (0.73%) have Constipation


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Vyvanse cause Constipation?

Time on Vyvanse when people have Constipation *:

  • < 1 month: 15.15 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 24.24 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 6.06 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 27.27 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 12.12 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 15.15 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Constipation when taking Vyvanse *:

  • female: 63.1 %
  • male: 36.9 %

Age of people who have Constipation when taking Vyvanse *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 8.33 %
  • 10-19: 18.06 %
  • 20-29: 18.06 %
  • 30-39: 12.5 %
  • 40-49: 13.89 %
  • 50-59: 19.44 %
  • 60+: 9.72 %

Severity of Constipation **:

  • least: 8 %
  • moderate: 36 %
  • severe: 48 %
  • most severe: 8 %

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Xyrem (9 people, 10.47%)
  • Lamictal (8 people, 9.30%)
  • Cymbalta (8 people, 9.30%)
  • Lyrica (7 people, 8.14%)
  • Nuvigil (6 people, 6.98%)

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Potential co-existing conditions

  • Depression (14 people, 16.28%)
  • Narcolepsy (9 people, 10.47%)
  • Stress And Anxiety (8 people, 9.30%)
  • Pain (8 people, 9.30%)
  • Insomnia (7 people, 8.14%)

Potential co-existing symptoms

  • Headache (15 people, 17.44%)
  • Diarrhea (15 people, 17.44%)
  • Insomnia (14 people, 16.28%)
  • Abdominal Pain (12 people, 13.95%)
  • Dizziness (9 people, 10.47%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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