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Review: could Vyvanse cause Withdrawal syndrome?

Summary: Withdrawal syndrome could be caused by Vyvanse, especially for people who are female, 10-19 old, have been taking the drug for 1 - 6 months, also take Xanax, and have Attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder.

We study 5,433 people who have side effects while taking Vyvanse from FDA and social media. Among them, 15 have Withdrawal syndrome. Find out below who they are, when they have Withdrawal syndrome 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.

Withdrawal syndrome

Withdrawal syndrome (a discontinuation syndrome is a set of symptoms occurred due to discontinuation of substance) (latest reports from 55,509 patients) has been reported by people with depression, pain, acupuncture and pain, stress and anxiety, muscle spasticity.

On Apr, 10, 2014: 5,268 people reported to have side effects when taking Vyvanse. Among them, 15 people (0.28%) have Withdrawal Syndrome. They amount to 0.03% of all the 55,254 people who have Withdrawal Syndrome on eHealthMe.

Trend of Withdrawal syndrome in Vyvanse reports

Time on Vyvanse when people have Withdrawal syndrome * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Withdrawal syndrome20.00%40.00%20.00%20.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%

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

FemaleMale
Withdrawal syndrome56.25%43.75%

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

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Withdrawal syndrome0.00%0.00%37.50%18.75%18.75%0.00%25.00%0.00%

Severity of Withdrawal syndrome when taking Vyvanse ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Withdrawal syndrome0.00%0.00%100.00%0.00%

How people recovered from Withdrawal syndrome ** :

n/a

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder (12 people, 80.00%)
  2. Bipolar disorder (4 people, 26.67%)
  3. Major depression (3 people, 20.00%)
  4. Lymphadenopathy (1 people, 6.67%)
  5. Addiction (1 people, 6.67%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Xanax (4 people, 26.67%)
  2. Lamictal (3 people, 20.00%)
  3. Trazodone (3 people, 20.00%)
  4. Effexor xr (3 people, 20.00%)
  5. Zoloft (2 people, 13.33%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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Comments from related studies:

  • From this study (14 hours ago):

  • Of all the symptoms I have researched on this drug, slight dry eye and blurred vision is the only side effect I am having. It does not feel serious and goes away about two hours after dose if not reading or watching TV. Only concern is its listing as a "serious side effect", however research has come up with no reason for its severity. Will be discussing the symptom with my doctor, cautiously, so as to not be needlessly removed from a helpful medication; but want to make sure I'm not at risk.

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  • From this study (2 days ago):

  • Symptoms worsened after I stopped taking it

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