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Review: could Vyvanse cause Paranoia?

Summary: Paranoia could be caused by Vyvanse, especially for people who are male, 2-9 old, have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take Ritalin, and have Attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder.

We study 5,433 people who have side effects while taking Vyvanse from FDA and social media. Among them, 70 have Paranoia. Find out below who they are, when they have Paranoia and more.

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Vyvanse

Vyvanse (latest outcomes from 7,619 users) has active ingredients of lisdexamfetamine dimesylate. It is often used in attention deficit hyperactivity disorder.

Paranoia

Paranoia (psychotic disorder characterized by delusions of persecution with or without grandeur) (latest reports from 59,763 patients) has been reported by people with depression, quit smoking, pain, stress and anxiety, schizophrenia.

On Apr, 11, 2014: 5,268 people reported to have side effects when taking Vyvanse. Among them, 70 people (1.33%) have Paranoia. They amount to 0.12% of all the 59,669 people who have Paranoia on eHealthMe.

Trend of Paranoia in Vyvanse reports

Time on Vyvanse when people have Paranoia * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Paranoia47.73%22.73%11.36%13.64%4.55%0.00%0.00%

Gender of people who have Paranoia when taking Vyvanse * :

FemaleMale
Paranoia44.44%55.56%

Age of people who have Paranoia when taking Vyvanse * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Paranoia0.00%39.44%25.35%14.08%7.04%12.68%1.41%0.00%

Severity of Paranoia when taking Vyvanse ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Paranoia16.67%66.67%16.67%0.00%

How people recovered from Paranoia ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Paranoia0.00%0.00%100.00%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder (60 people, 85.71%)
  2. Aggression (8 people, 11.43%)
  3. Malaria prophylaxis (4 people, 5.71%)
  4. Multiple allergies (4 people, 5.71%)
  5. Sleep disorder (4 people, 5.71%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Ritalin (9 people, 12.86%)
  2. Celexa (9 people, 12.86%)
  3. Strattera (9 people, 12.86%)
  4. Seroquel (9 people, 12.86%)
  5. Risperdal (8 people, 11.43%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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  • From this study (14 hours ago):

  • My dr increased my wellbutrin to 450 mg in January and I have been fine.
    Yesterday morning, I took Wellbutrin 450 mg, 10 mg of Lexapro and 2 aleve for back pain. I had taken these medications numerous times sometimes sporadically due to scheduling, but try to be consistent either in am or at night. This time I'm pretty sure I took the night before only wellbutrin and lexapro (around 10pm), Next morning took wellbutrin, lexapro and aleve at 8am
    I began feeling somewhat disoriented around 11am and forgeting things,became somewhat spacy, couldn't concentrate, couldn't formulate thoughts at times or words.. would forget mid sentence what I was even talking about. This continued mostly throughout the day, but got worse as the day went on. By 2pm my vision was blurring, dizziness worse and paranoia was terrible. by 3pm I was having my first full on panic attack- I would go in and out of it. Being scared to death or just couldn't calm down..I managed to drive home with the help of my brother talking me through and having me pull over for a few minutes. By 5pm it seemed to wear off.. Next day I still feel a little anxious mostly that it will happen again.. I have a bad headach as well today.

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  • From this study (18 hours ago):

  • Of all the symptoms I have researched on this drug, slight dry eye and blurred vision is the only side effect I am having. It does not feel serious and goes away about two hours after dose if not reading or watching TV. Only concern is its listing as a "serious side effect", however research has come up with no reason for its severity. Will be discussing the symptom with my doctor, cautiously, so as to not be needlessly removed from a helpful medication; but want to make sure I'm not at risk.

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