Review: could Vyvanse cause Tic?


Tic is found among people who take Vyvanse, especially for people who are male, 2-9 old , have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Seroquel, and have Attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder . We study 6,994 people who have side effects while taking Vyvanse from FDA and social media. Among them, 162 have Tic. Find out below who they are, when they have Tic and more.

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Vyvanse has active ingredients of lisdexamfetamine dimesylate. It is often used in attention deficit hyperactivity disorder. (latest outcomes from Vyvanse 8,615 users)


Tic (a sudden, repetitive, nonrhythmic motor movement or vocalization involving discrete muscle groups) has been reported by people with impaired healing, drug withdrawal syndrome, appetite - increased, pain in extremity, gilles de la tourette syndrome (latest reports from 2,644 Tic patients).

On Aug, 21, 2016

6,994 people reported to have side effects when taking Vyvanse.
Among them, 162 people (2.32%) have Tic

Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Vyvanse cause Tic?

Time on Vyvanse when people have Tic *:

  • < 1 month: 63.44 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 20.43 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 6.45 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 7.53 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 2.15 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Tic when taking Vyvanse *:

  • female: 25.49 %
  • male: 74.51 %

Age of people who have Tic when taking Vyvanse *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 61.43 %
  • 10-19: 27.14 %
  • 20-29: 2.14 %
  • 30-39: 3.57 %
  • 40-49: 0.71 %
  • 50-59: 4.29 %
  • 60+: 0.71 %

Severity if Tic when taking Vyvanse **:

  • least: 0.0 %
  • moderate: 50 %
  • severe: 0.0 %
  • most severe: 50 %

How people recovered from Tic **:

  • while on drug: 0.0 %
  • after off the drug: 100 %
  • not yet: 0.0 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Attention Deficit/hyperactivity Disorder (128 people)
  • Bipolar Disorder (4 people)
  • Major Depression (3 people)
  • Aggression (3 people)
  • Adhd (2 people)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Seroquel (9 people)
  • Zyrtec (7 people)
  • Singulair /01362601/ (7 people)
  • Abilify (6 people)
  • Lamictal (5 people)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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