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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 5,629 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

Vyvanse has active ingredients of lisdexamfetamine dimesylate. It is often used in attention deficit hyperactivity disorder. (latest outcomes from 7,857 Vyvanse users)

Weight loss

Weight loss has been reported by people with depression, bipolar disorder, schizophrenia, stress and anxiety, high blood pressure. (latest reports from 20,246 Weight loss patients)

On Jan, 16, 2015: 5,629 people reported to have side effects when taking Vyvanse. Among them, 13 people (0.23%) have Weight Loss.

Trend of Weight loss in Vyvanse reports

Time on Vyvanse when people have Weight loss * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Weight loss0.00%40.00%20.00%40.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%

Gender of people who have Weight loss when taking Vyvanse * :

FemaleMale
Weight loss84.62%15.38%

Age of people who have Weight loss when taking Vyvanse * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Weight loss0.00%7.69%0.00%15.38%46.15%23.08%7.69%0.00%

Severity of Weight loss when taking Vyvanse ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Weight loss0.00%40.00%40.00%20.00%

How people recovered from Weight loss ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Weight loss0.00%0.00%100.00%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder (5 people, 38.46%)
  2. Convulsion (4 people, 30.77%)
  3. Type 2 diabetes mellitus (4 people, 30.77%)
  4. Psoriatic arthropathy (4 people, 30.77%)
  5. Affective disorder (4 people, 30.77%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Xanax (6 people, 46.15%)
  2. Klonopin (5 people, 38.46%)
  3. Abilify (5 people, 38.46%)
  4. Plaquenil (4 people, 30.77%)
  5. Actos (4 people, 30.77%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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    What will happen?
    I have been taking vyvanse since I was 6 years old but it hasn't helped with my weight problem. I want to take garcinia cambogia but I'm not sure what will happen.
  • I have been told by my gastroenterologist that i have gastroparesis, what are my treatment options, if any?
    I've had a CT scan and a Gastric Emptying study completed. My stomach is only 35% emptied after 4 hours, it should be at least 90% empty at that point. I have a colonoscopy and esophagealendoscopy scheduled for the first week of the year. What are my treatment options at this point?
  • Any experience or studies of vyvance (lisdexamfetamine) causing vit b12 absorbsion issues and ultimately deficiency? (2 answers)
    Taking Vyvance for about 12 months and just been diagnosed with Pernicious Anaemia and Vit B12 deficiency. Symptoms triggering B12/Intrisic factor tests was extreme fatigue and foul mood during a menstrual cycle.
    Looking to see if anyone else has a similar issue or any knowledge of Vyvance causing any issue with absorption by either altering the bacteria or proteins in the stomach.
    I've had the loading dose of 6 B12 jags (every 2 days) the last a week ago and although I pick up a bit in the evening I am still exhausted in the morning and most of the day. Thanks

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    Regards,
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