A study for a 18 year old girl who takes Vyvanse - from FDA reports


824 females aged 18 (±5) who take the same drug are studied. This is a personalized study for a 18 year old female patient who has Adhd. The study is created by eHealthMe based on reports from FDA.



On May, 15, 2018

824 females aged 18 (±5) who take Vyvanse are studied.


Number of reports submitted per year:

Vyvanse for a 18-year old girl.

Information of the patient in this study:

  • Age: 18
  • Gender: female
  • Conditions: Adhd
  • Drugs taken:
    • Vyvanse (lisdexamfetamine dimesylate)

eHealthMe real world results:

Comparison with this patient's adverse outcomes:

  • Anxiety And Stress: 53 (6.43% of females aged 18 (±5) who take the drug)
  • Thirst: 0 (0% of females aged 18 (±5) who take the drug)
  • Nausea(feeling of having an urge to vomit): 50 (6.07% of females aged 18 (±5) who take the drug)

As an adverse outcome could be a symptom of a condition, additional studies are listed to help identify the cause: for example, regardless of which drug is taken, how many female HBP patients aged 50 (±5) have nausea

As an adverse outcome could be a side effect of a drug, additional studies are listed to help identify the cause: for example, how many female Aspirin users aged 50 (±5) have nausea

Most common side effects over time

< 1 month:
  1. Drug ineffective
  2. Fatigue (feeling of tiredness)
  3. Mood swings (an extreme or rapid change in mood)
  4. Tremor (trembling or shaking movements in one or more parts of your body)
  5. Feeling abnormal
1 - 6 months:
  1. Drug ineffective
  2. Chest pain
  3. Stress and anxiety
  4. Fainting (loss of consciousness and postural tone)
  5. Insomnia (sleeplessness)
6 - 12 months:
  1. Paranoia (psychotic disorder characterized by delusions of persecution with or without grandeur)
  2. Hallucinations (sensations that appear real but are created by your mind)
  3. Insomnia (sleeplessness)
  4. Drug effect decreased
  5. Weight decreased
1 - 2 years:
  1. Skin discoloration
  2. Abnormal behavior
  3. Headache (pain in head)
  4. Anger
  5. Drug ineffective
2 - 5 years:
  1. Drug ineffective
  2. Disturbance in attention
  3. Drug effect decreased
  4. Suicidal ideation
  5. Fear
5 - 10 years:
  1. Drug effect decreased
  2. Disturbance in attention
  3. Basedow's disease (autoimmune disease where the thyroid is overactive, producing an excessive amount of thyroid hormones)
  4. Suicidal ideation
  5. High blood pressure
10+ years:
  1. Performance status decreased
  2. Drug withdrawal syndrome (interfere with normal social, occupational, or other functioning. are not due to another medical condition, drug use, or discontinuation)
  3. Apathy
  4. Malaise (a feeling of general discomfort or uneasiness)
  5. Dizziness
not specified:
  1. Drug ineffective
  2. Fatigue (feeling of tiredness)
  3. Headache (pain in head)
  4. Stress and anxiety
  5. Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit)

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  1. Narcolepsy (brain's inability to regulate sleep-wake cycles normally): 78 people, 9.47%
  2. Birth Control : 59 people, 7.16%
  3. Stress And Anxiety : 42 people, 5.10%
  4. Cataplexy (loss of muscle tone accompanied by full conscious awareness): 36 people, 4.37%
  5. Bipolar Disorder (mood disorder): 24 people, 2.91%

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  1. Xyrem (78 people, 9.47%)
  2. Lexapro (47 people, 5.70%)
  3. Adderall (38 people, 4.61%)
  4. Lamictal (37 people, 4.49%)
  5. Zoloft (27 people, 3.28%)

* Some reports may have incomplete information.

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