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Review: could Vyvanse cause Narcolepsy?





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

We study 5,609 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 mobile 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 Vyvanse 7,831 users)

Narcolepsy

Narcolepsy (brain's inability to regulate sleep-wake cycles normally) has been reported by people with multiple sclerosis, depression, pain, high blood pressure, high blood cholesterol.(latest reports from Narcolepsy 3,733 patients)

On Nov, 28, 2014: 5,584 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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    (Asked by a 36 year old woman who has Vitamin B12 Deficiency, ADHD, Pernatious Anemia, and takes Sertraline, Vyvanse)
    Taking Vyvance for about 12 months and just been diagnosed with Pernicious Anaemia and Vit B12 deficiency. Symptoms triggering B12/Intrisic factor tests was extreme fatigue and foul mood during a menstrual cycle. Looking to see if anyone else has a similar issue or any knowledge of Vyvance causing ...
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    (Asked by a 54 year old woman who has I Don't Feel The Way I Normally Do On Vyvanse, And When I Dissolve The Powder In Water It Is Cloudy And Not Clear, and takes Vyvanse)
    When I have dissolved my 70 mg vyvanse in water it is usually clear but now it is cloudy. which should it be cloudy or clear. I feel like someone is changing the powder in my capsules. Is there a way to tell if its the real powder in the capsule.
  • Is it safe to take unisom on top of vyvanse
    (Asked by a 37 year old woman who has Wired , Exhausted , and takes Ritalin, Vyvanse )
    I have took 5 ritalin 20mg and 2 30 mg vyvanse since early this morning. It is now 1:00in the morning, I'm very tired. I have 2 toddlers that I have to take carevof. Just wanting to know if it is ok to take some unison now so I can get some sleep
  • Is there a connection between narcolepsy and neurofibromatosis
    (Asked by a 44 year old woman who has Rhuematoid Arthritis, Kypher Lumbar Scoliosis, Borderline Personality Disorder, Narcolepsy, Neurofibromatosis-1, and takes Promethazine Hydrochloride And Destromethorphan Hydrobromide, Ditropan, Gabapentin, Hiprex, Oxazepam, Venlafaxine Hydrochloride, Levothyroxine Sodium, Modafinil)
    Hi ,My name is Pauline Newman I live in Adelaide,South Australia,I have NF1 & NF2,I am 5th generation carrier of the NF Gene,I have literally thousands of lumps,bumps & café au-lait marks all over my body.My question is are NF1 & 2,cause Narcolepsy or EDS, I have also recently had an MRI & ultra so ...
  • Has any pt that is carrier of hep b virus encountered mania and had to use a stabilizer like depakot ofr lamictal or lithium.? i'm researching if incident of hepatotoxicity might occur. comments?
    (Asked by a 15 year old girl who has Possible Bipolar/mania, Hep B Carrier, ADHD, and takes Depakote, Vyvanse, Clonidine)
    Adopted Daughter born Hep B carrier, no symptoms. ADHD since 8 yrs old. at 15 yrs, recent signs of mania or biploar. started on depakote but concern for hepatotoxicity and weight gain. Would very much appreciate feedback from persons with direct experiences. thanks worriedMom

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