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Review: could Vyvanse cause Weight loss?

Summary: Weight loss could be caused by Vyvanse, especially for people who are female, 30-39 old, have been taking the drug for 1 - 6 months, also take Xanax, and have Attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder.

We study 5,422 people who have side effects while taking Vyvanse from FDA and social media. Among them, 12 have Weight loss. Find out below who they are, when they have Weight loss 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.

Weight loss

Weight loss (latest reports from 97,380 patients) has been reported by people with depression, bipolar disorder, schizophrenia, high blood pressure, stress and anxiety.

On Apr, 11, 2014: 5,268 people reported to have side effects when taking Vyvanse. Among them, 12 people (0.23%) have Weight Loss. They amount to 0.01% of all the 97,242 people who have Weight Loss on eHealthMe.

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%50.00%0.00%50.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%

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

FemaleMale
Weight loss83.33%16.67%

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

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Weight loss0.00%8.33%0.00%16.67%50.00%16.67%8.33%0.00%

Severity of Weight loss when taking Vyvanse ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Weight loss0.00%25.00%50.00%25.00%

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, 41.67%)
  2. Convulsion (4 people, 33.33%)
  3. Langerhans' cell histiocytosis (4 people, 33.33%)
  4. Affective disorder (4 people, 33.33%)
  5. Vitamin supplementation (4 people, 33.33%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Xanax (6 people, 50.00%)
  2. Klonopin (5 people, 41.67%)
  3. Abilify (5 people, 41.67%)
  4. Vitamin b-12 (4 people, 33.33%)
  5. Methotrexate (4 people, 33.33%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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