Vyvanse Vs. Concerta for a female patient aged 45 - from FDA reports

This is a personalized comparison Vyvanse, Concerta for a woman aged 45. The study is created by eHealthMe based on reports from FDA.

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On Jun, 13, 2018

2,865 females aged 45 (±5) who take Vyvanse, Concerta are studied.

Number of reports submitted per year:

Vyvanse, Concerta for a female patient aged 45.

Information of the patient in this study:

  • Age: 45
  • Gender: female
  • Reason for the study: Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (Adhd)

Drugs in this study:

  • Vyvanse (lisdexamfetamine dimesylate)
  • Concerta (methylphenidate hydrochloride)

eHealthMe real world results for females aged 45 (±5):

Comparison with the specified adverse outcomes:
Outcome and its % of total reports:

Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (Adhd):
  • Vyvanse: 0.1 %
  • Concerta: 0.52 %

Most common side effects:

  1. Abdominal Discomfort
  2. Abdominal Pain
  3. Abdominal Pain Upper
  4. Abnormal Behavior
  5. Acne (skin problems that cause pimples)
  1. Abdominal Distension
  2. Abdominal Pain
  3. Abdominal Pain Upper
  4. Agitation (state of anxiety or nervous excitement)
  5. Appetite - Decreased (decreased appetite occurs when you have a reduced desire to eat)

Most common side effects experienced by people in long term use:

  1. Abnormal Behavior
  2. Activities Of Daily Living Impaired
  3. Agitation (state of anxiety or nervous excitement)
  4. Anger
  5. Asthma
  1. Abdominal Pain
  2. Abnormal Behavior
  3. Allergy To Metals
  4. Anaemia (lack of blood)
  5. Atrophy (wasting away of a part of the body)

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