Review: could Vyvanse cause Withdrawal syndrome?
Summary: Withdrawal syndrome is found among people who take Vyvanse, especially for people who are female, 10-19 old, have been taking the drug for 1 - 6 months, 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, 15 have Withdrawal syndrome. Find out below who they are, when they have Withdrawal syndrome 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 7,857 Vyvanse users)
Withdrawal syndrome (a discontinuation syndrome is a set of symptoms occurred due to discontinuation of substance) has been reported by people with depression, pain, stress and anxiety, muscle spasticity, back pain. (latest reports from 9,228 Withdrawal syndrome patients)
On Jan, 5, 2015: 5,609 people reported to have side effects when taking Vyvanse. Among them, 15 people (0.27%) have Withdrawal Syndrome.
Time on Vyvanse when people have Withdrawal syndrome * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|Withdrawal syndrome||20.00%||40.00%||20.00%||20.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00% |
Gender of people who have Withdrawal syndrome when taking Vyvanse * :
|Withdrawal syndrome||56.25%||43.75% |
Age of people who have Withdrawal syndrome when taking Vyvanse * :
|Withdrawal syndrome||0.00%||0.00%||37.50%||18.75%||18.75%||0.00%||25.00%||0.00% |
Severity of Withdrawal syndrome when taking Vyvanse ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
|Withdrawal syndrome||0.00%||0.00%||100.00%||0.00% |
How people recovered from Withdrawal syndrome ** :
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder (12 people, 80.00%)
- Bipolar disorder (4 people, 26.67%)
- Major depression (3 people, 20.00%)
- Lymphadenopathy (1 people, 6.67%)
- Post-traumatic stress disorder (1 people, 6.67%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Xanax (4 people, 26.67%)
- Trazodone (3 people, 20.00%)
- Lamictal (3 people, 20.00%)
- Effexor xr (3 people, 20.00%)
- Zoloft (2 people, 13.33%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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