Review: could Vyvanse cause Marijuana Abuse?


Marijuana abuse is found among people who take Vyvanse, especially for people who are male, 10-19 old , have been taking the drug for 6 - 12 months, also take medication Ambien, and have Attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder . We study 6,994 people who have side effects while taking Vyvanse from FDA and social media. Among them, 39 have Marijuana abuse. Find out below who they are, when they have Marijuana abuse 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 Vyvanse 8,869 users)

Marijuana Abuse

Marijuana abuse has been reported by people with intentional overdose, drowsiness, drug abuse and dependence, multiple drug overdose, drug toxicity (latest reports from 20,490 Marijuana abuse patients).

On Aug, 27, 2016

6,994 people reported to have side effects when taking Vyvanse.
Among them, 39 people (0.56%) have Marijuana Abuse

Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Vyvanse cause Marijuana abuse?

Time on Vyvanse when people have Marijuana Abuse *:

  • < 1 month: 9.09 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 27.27 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 36.36 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 18.18 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 9.09 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Marijuana Abuse when taking Vyvanse *:

  • female: 36.11 %
  • male: 63.89 %

Age of people who have Marijuana Abuse when taking Vyvanse *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 50.0 %
  • 20-29: 19.23 %
  • 30-39: 26.92 %
  • 40-49: 0.0 %
  • 50-59: 3.85 %
  • 60+: 0.0 %

Severity if Marijuana Abuse when taking Vyvanse **:

  • least: 100 %
  • moderate: 0.0 %
  • severe: 0.0 %
  • most severe: 0.0 %

How people recovered from Marijuana Abuse **:

  • while on drug: 0.0 %
  • after off the drug: 0.0 %
  • not yet: 100 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Attention Deficit/hyperactivity Disorder (15 people)
  • Depression (4 people)
  • Drug Abuse (3 people)
  • Add (2 people)
  • Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus (1 person)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Zoloft (3 people)
  • Risperdal (3 people)
  • Kapvay (3 people)
  • Coricidin (3 people)
  • Ambien (3 people)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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