Review: could Vyvanse cause Weight loss?
Summary: Weight loss is found among people who take Vyvanse, especially for people who are female, 30-39 old, have been taking the drug for 1 - 2 years, also take medication Xanax, and have Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder.
We study 5,652 people who have side effects while taking Vyvanse from FDA and social media. Among them, 13 have Weight loss. Find out below who they are, when they have Weight loss 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 7,876 Vyvanse users)
Weight loss has been reported by people with depression, bipolar disorder, schizophrenia, stress and anxiety, high blood pressure. (latest reports from 20,287 Weight loss patients)
On Feb, 27, 2015: 5,652 people reported to have side effects when taking Vyvanse. Among them, 13 people (0.23%) have Weight Loss.
Time on Vyvanse when people have Weight loss * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|Weight loss||0.00%||40.00%||20.00%||40.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00% |
Gender of people who have Weight loss when taking Vyvanse * :
|Weight loss||84.62%||15.38% |
Age of people who have Weight loss when taking Vyvanse * :
|Weight loss||0.00%||7.69%||0.00%||15.38%||46.15%||23.08%||7.69%||0.00% |
Severity of Weight loss when taking Vyvanse ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
|Weight loss||0.00%||40.00%||40.00%||20.00% |
How people recovered from Weight loss ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
|Weight loss||0.00%||0.00%||100.00% |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder (5 people, 38.46%)
- Convulsion (4 people, 30.77%)
- Type 2 diabetes mellitus (4 people, 30.77%)
- Psoriatic arthropathy (4 people, 30.77%)
- Affective disorder (4 people, 30.77%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Xanax (6 people, 46.15%)
- Klonopin (5 people, 38.46%)
- Abilify (5 people, 38.46%)
- Plaquenil (4 people, 30.77%)
- Actos (4 people, 30.77%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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Drugs in real world that are associated with:
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- A study of drug interactions between Prempro, Topamax for a 36-year old woman with Hormone Level Abnormal, Migraine. The patient has Weight Loss
- A study of side effects of Vyvanse for a 47-year old woman with ADD. The patient has Mood Swings (an extreme or rapid change in mood)
- A study of side effects of Vyvanse for a 48-year old woman with Friedreich's Ataxia. The patient has Sleep Walking (walking during sleep)
- A study of drug interactions between Dulera, Ventolin, Levothyroxine Sodium, Effexor Xr, Vyvanse for a 38-year old woman with Asthma, Hypothyroidism, Anxiety, Add. The patient has Urniating Frequently, Itchy Skin, Sore Throat, Back Pain - Low, Swollen Lymph Nodes
- A study of side effects of Zoloft for a 45-year old woman with Panic Disorder. The patient has Lose Weight, Loss Of Appetite (lack of feeling to eat)
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