Review: could Vyvanse cause Narcolepsy?


Summary

Narcolepsy is reported only by a few people who take Vyvanse. We study 6,139 people who have side effects while taking Vyvanse from FDA and social media. Among them, 1 have Narcolepsy. Find out below who they are, when they have Narcolepsy 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 7,909 users)

Narcolepsy

Narcolepsy (brain's inability to regulate sleep-wake cycles normally) has been reported by people with drug ineffective, drowsiness, fatigue, stress and anxiety, fall (latest reports from 4,104 Narcolepsy patients).

On Jul, 29, 2016

6,139 people reported to have side effects when taking Vyvanse.
Among them, 1 person (0.02%) has Narcolepsy


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Vyvanse cause Narcolepsy?

Time on Vyvanse when people have Narcolepsy *:

  • < 1 month: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 0.0 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 100 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 0.0 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Narcolepsy when taking Vyvanse *:

  • female: 100 %
  • male: 0.0 %

Age of people who have Narcolepsy when taking Vyvanse *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 0.0 %
  • 30-39: 0.0 %
  • 40-49: 100 %
  • 50-59: 0.0 %
  • 60+: 0.0 %

Severity if Narcolepsy when taking Vyvanse **:

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

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Bipolar Mania (1 person)
  • Bipolar Disorder (1 person)
  • Adhd (1 person)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Lithium Citrate (1 person)
  • Dexedrine (1 person)
  • Depakote (1 person)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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