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Review: could Vyvanse cause Withdrawal syndrome?

We study 5,526 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 7,724 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 56,367 patients) has been reported by people with depression, pain, stress and anxiety, muscle spasticity, back pain.

On Aug, 14, 2014: 5,517 people reported to have side effects when taking Vyvanse. Among them, 15 people (0.27%) have Withdrawal Syndrome. They amount to 0.03% of all the 56,357 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. Post-traumatic stress disorder (1 people, 6.67%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Xanax (4 people, 26.67%)
  2. Trazodone (3 people, 20.00%)
  3. Lamictal (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 (2 weeks ago):

  • Understandably many of these medications/conditions can cause sweating, but I am suffering from generalized sweating upper body chest and head more than under arms or hands or feet. Not localized. Does the androjel if applied to areas of the chest have a 'pore plugging' effect? I feel a film on my skin ~24 hours after application of androjel. When applied to other areas of body, abdomen, the sweating is more severe on chest and shoulders. Thyroid is under control, free testosterone is low normal, Vyvanse is morning only. Tramadol is 50mg qam and prn in late day not more that 3 tablets per day. Fluoxetine is 60mg qam. Not sure if I should consult my endocrinologist or dermatologis for this sweating issue? Is it drug (probably) or something else that is not easily diagnosed because of the drugs that are commonly associated with heavy sweating?
    I am a medical professional. Not common man. I have understanding of neuro chemical process and feedback in the body. What questions should be asked so as to not have serious conditions overlooked by obvious issues that might mask.

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  • From this study (2 weeks ago):

  • Had an emergency appendectomy in February with complications.... have lived with joint, muscle pain most of my adult life. Constant stomach problems from a young wage. IBS, constipation, nausea, loss of appetite. Feel like I am basically a failure, unable to keep a permanent job. Marriage is on verge of divorce, my family thinks it's all in my head, and that I cause this or even like to be a I. That I do it for attention, or mainly bc I am not responsible. I do not like discussing with family bc I feel misunderstood & like a. Broken record. I want to participate in life , if I don't I am criticized , if I do I pay the price. With either "pain" or comments like " well you did this "
    I feel scared, alone , but mostly hurt all over, including heart ache!!
    It's very confusing and will definitely make you think you are crazy at times.
    Was told yesterday I had fibromyalgia & vasculitis . Going to have blood test tomorrow .

    Reply

  • From this study (3 weeks ago):

  • I'm tired, I have pain in the joints, I'm always nauseous, I'm always cold

    Reply

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