Review: could Vyvanse cause Withdrawal Syndrome?


Summary

Withdrawal syndrome is found among people who take Vyvanse, especially for people who are female, 50-59 old , have been taking the drug for 1 - 6 months, also take medication Effexor Xr, and have Attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder . We study 10,911 people who have side effects while taking Vyvanse from FDA and social media. Among them, 32 have Withdrawal syndrome. Find out below who they are, when they have Withdrawal syndrome 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 Vyvanse 12,812 users)

Withdrawal Syndrome

Withdrawal syndrome (a discontinuation syndrome is a set of symptoms occurred due to discontinuation of substance) has been reported by people with irritability, fever, drug withdrawal syndrome, insomnia, drug dependence (latest reports from 13,189 Withdrawal syndrome patients).

On Sep, 21, 2016

10,911 people reported to have side effects when taking Vyvanse.
Among them, 32 people (0.29%) have Withdrawal Syndrome


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Vyvanse cause Withdrawal syndrome?

Time on Vyvanse when people have Withdrawal Syndrome *:

  • < 1 month: 12.5 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 37.5 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 12.5 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 25.0 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 12.5 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Withdrawal Syndrome when taking Vyvanse *:

  • female: 56.67 %
  • male: 43.33 %

Age of people who have Withdrawal Syndrome when taking Vyvanse *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 27.27 %
  • 20-29: 18.18 %
  • 30-39: 13.64 %
  • 40-49: 9.09 %
  • 50-59: 27.27 %
  • 60+: 4.55 %

Severity if Withdrawal Syndrome when taking Vyvanse **:

  • least: 0.0 %
  • moderate: 0.0 %
  • severe: 100 %
  • most severe: 0.0 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Attention Deficit/hyperactivity Disorder (18 people, 56.25%)
  • Bipolar Disorder (5 people, 15.62%)
  • Major Depression (3 people, 9.38%)
  • Depression (2 people, 6.25%)
  • Vitamin D Decreased (1 person, 3.12%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Xanax (4 people, 12.50%)
  • Lamictal (4 people, 12.50%)
  • Effexor Xr (4 people, 12.50%)
  • Zoloft (3 people, 9.38%)
  • Seroquel (3 people, 9.38%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Drug Dose Omission (6 people, 18.75%)
  • Insomnia (5 people, 15.62%)
  • Psychotic Disorder (4 people, 12.50%)
  • Depression (4 people, 12.50%)
  • Anxiety (4 people, 12.50%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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