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Review: could Vyvanse cause Narcolepsy?

Summary: Narcolepsy is reported only by a few people who take Vyvanse.

We study 5,663 people who have side effects while taking Vyvanse from FDA and social media. Find out below who they are, when they have Narcolepsy and more.

You are not alone: join a support group for people who take Vyvanse and have Narcolepsy >>>

 

Vyvanse

Vyvanse has active ingredients of lisdexamfetamine dimesylate. It is often used in attention deficit hyperactivity disorder. (latest outcomes from 7,884 Vyvanse users)

Narcolepsy

Narcolepsy (brain's inability to regulate sleep-wake cycles normally) has been reported by people with multiple sclerosis, depression, pain, high blood cholesterol, high blood pressure. (latest reports from 4,417 Narcolepsy patients)

On Mar, 15, 2015: 5,663 people reported to have side effects when taking Vyvanse. Among them, 1 people (0.02%) has Narcolepsy.

Trend of Narcolepsy in Vyvanse reports

Time on Vyvanse when people have Narcolepsy * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Narcolepsy0.00%0.00%0.00%100.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%

Gender of people who have Narcolepsy when taking Vyvanse * :

FemaleMale
Narcolepsy100.00%0.00%

Age of people who have Narcolepsy when taking Vyvanse * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Narcolepsy0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%100.00%0.00%0.00%

Severity of Narcolepsy when taking Vyvanse ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Narcolepsy0.00%100.00%0.00%0.00%

How people recovered from Narcolepsy ** :

n/a

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Adhd (1 people, 100.00%)
  2. Bipolar disorder (1 people, 100.00%)
  3. Bipolar mania (1 people, 100.00%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Dexedrine (1 people, 100.00%)
  2. Lithium citrate (1 people, 100.00%)
  3. Depakote (1 people, 100.00%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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