Vyvanse and Narcolepsy - from FDA reports


Summary

Narcolepsy is found among people who take Vyvanse, especially for people who are male, 50-59 old , have been taking the drug for 2 - 5 years, also take medication Xyrem, and have Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder. This review analyzes which people have Narcolepsy with Vyvanse. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 11,367 people who have side effects when taking Vyvanse from FDA, and is updated regularly.

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On May, 16, 2017

11,367 people reported to have side effects when taking Vyvanse.
Among them, 11 people (0.1%) 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: 25 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 25 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 50 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Narcolepsy when taking Vyvanse *:

  • female: 36.36 %
  • male: 63.64 %

Age of people who have Narcolepsy when taking Vyvanse *:

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

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • High Blood Cholesterol (3 people, 27.27%)
  • Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (3 people, 27.27%)
  • Ulcerative Colitis (2 people, 18.18%)
  • Neck Pain (2 people, 18.18%)
  • High Blood Pressure (2 people, 18.18%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Xyrem (5 people, 45.45%)
  • Adderall (4 people, 36.36%)
  • Cymbalta (3 people, 27.27%)
  • Ritalin (2 people, 18.18%)
  • Lialda (2 people, 18.18%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Memory Loss (4 people, 36.36%)
  • Photosensitivity Reaction (2 people, 18.18%)
  • Hospitalisation (2 people, 18.18%)
  • Disability (2 people, 18.18%)
  • Arrhythmias (2 people, 18.18%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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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 15,820 users)

Narcolepsy

Narcolepsy (brain's inability to regulate sleep-wake cycles normally) has been reported by people with narcolepsy, multiple sclerosis, depression, pain, cataplexy (latest reports from 34,395 Narcolepsy patients).

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