Could Vyvanse cause Narcolepsy - from FDA reports


Summary

Narcolepsy is found among people who take Vyvanse, especially for people who are male, 40-49 old , have been taking the drug for 2 - 5 years, also take medication Adderall, and have Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder . We study 11,747 people who have side effects while taking Vyvanse from FDA. Among them, 9 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 13,673 users)

Narcolepsy

Narcolepsy (brain's inability to regulate sleep-wake cycles normally) has been reported by people with narcolepsy, multiple sclerosis, depression, pain, high blood cholesterol (latest reports from 22,811 Narcolepsy patients).

On Nov, 23, 2016

11,747 people reported to have side effects when taking Vyvanse.
Among them, 9 people (0.08%) have 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: 50 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 50 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Narcolepsy when taking Vyvanse *:

  • female: 44.44 %
  • male: 55.56 %

Age of people who have Narcolepsy when taking Vyvanse *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 16.67 %
  • 20-29: 0.0 %
  • 30-39: 16.67 %
  • 40-49: 50.0 %
  • 50-59: 16.67 %
  • 60+: 0.0 %

Severity of Narcolepsy **:

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

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Xyrem (2 people, 22.22%)
  • Remicade (2 people, 22.22%)
  • Lialda (2 people, 22.22%)
  • Cymbalta (2 people, 22.22%)
  • Adderall (2 people, 22.22%)

Forecasts by ePatient.care (We will alert you to new symptoms or undetected conditions when you take Vyvanse, learn more )

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* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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