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Review: could Vyvanse cause Narcolepsy?

We study 5,559 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.

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Vyvanse

Vyvanse (latest outcomes from 7,751 users) has active ingredients of lisdexamfetamine dimesylate. It is often used in attention deficit hyperactivity disorder.

Narcolepsy

Narcolepsy (brain's inability to regulate sleep-wake cycles normally) (latest reports from 9,455 patients) has been reported by people with multiple sclerosis, depression, pain, high blood pressure, high blood cholesterol.

On Sep, 17, 2014: 5,526 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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Comments from related studies:

  • From this study (4 years ago):

  • They can't totally control my bipolar. I ahve tired so many medications. I just recently dropped Welbutrin and Lamactil. I got to the point where I couldn't think, concentrate or remember. It took me twice as long to do my job. I was falling asleep driving at work and driving.

    I've gained 50 pounds in the first 4 years of my bipolar treatment, then lost 60 pounds. I've gained 20 in last year and am unable to exercise because everytime i excercise I crash. I get so aggitated and angry and I can't think. I stuff my face withi food. I get a headache. I feel like I'm going to explode.

    Everyone just wants me to take more medicine or the latest is that I havae Central Sleep Apnea and Narcolepsy (neither of which I have had in the past and I am still only 145 pounds).

    I've been diagnosed with hypoglycemia a long time ago. No one has every told me that my meds might make this worse.

    Reply

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