A study for a 12 year old girl who takes Vyvanse, Lexapro - from FDA reports

24 females aged 12 (±5) who take the same drugs are studied. This is a personalized study for a 12 year old female patient who has Adhd, Teenage Depression. The study is created by eHealthMe based on reports from FDA.

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On Nov, 14, 2018

24 females aged 12 (±5) who take Vyvanse, Lexapro are studied.

Number of reports submitted per year:

Vyvanse, Lexapro for a 12-year old girl.

Information of the patient in this study:

  • Age: 12
  • Gender: female
  • Conditions: Adhd, Teenage Depression
  • Drugs taken:
    • Vyvanse (lisdexamfetamine dimesylate)
    • Lexapro (escitalopram oxalate)

eHealthMe real world results:

Most common drug interactions over time

< 1 month:
  1. Weakness
  2. Cardiac arrest
  3. Mania (a state of abnormally elevated or irritable mood)
  4. Aggression
  5. Fall
  6. Heart palpitations (feelings or sensations that your heart is pounding or racing)
  7. Seizures (abnormal excessive or synchronous neuronal activity in the brain)
  8. Agitation (state of anxiety or nervous excitement)
  9. Migraine (headache)
  10. Psychotic disorder
1 - 6 months:
  1. Weight decreased
  2. Therapeutic response unexpected
  3. Hair loss
6 - 12 months:
1 - 2 years:
  1. Hoarseness or changing voice
2 - 5 years:
  1. Hoarseness or changing voice
5 - 10 years:
10+ years:
not specified:
  1. Insomnia (sleeplessness)
  2. Irritability
  3. Agitation (state of anxiety or nervous excitement)
  4. Mania (a state of abnormally elevated or irritable mood)
  5. Gait disturbance
  6. Aggression
  7. Weight decreased
  8. Migraine (headache)
  9. Psychotic disorder
  10. Drowsiness

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  1. Birth Control : 5 people, 20.83%
  2. Bipolar Disorder (mood disorder): 4 people, 16.67%
  3. Narcolepsy (brain's inability to regulate sleep-wake cycles normally): 3 people, 12.50%
  4. Migraine (headache): 2 people, 8.33%
  5. Ulcerative Colitis (inflammatory bowel disease (ibd). it causes swelling, ulcerations, and loss of function of the large intestine): 1 person, 4.17%
  6. Supplementation Therapy : 1 person, 4.17%
  7. Schizophrenia (a mental disorder characterized by a breakdown of thought processes): 1 person, 4.17%
  8. Major Depression (a mood state that goes well beyond temporarily feeling sad or blue. it is a serious medical illness that affects one's thoughts, feelings): 1 person, 4.17%
  9. Hypothyroidism (abnormally low activity of the thyroid gland, resulting in retardation of growth and mental development): 1 person, 4.17%
  10. Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (a condition in which stomach contents leak backward from the stomach into the oesophagus): 1 person, 4.17%

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  1. Synthroid (3 people, 12.50%)
  2. Xyrem (3 people, 12.50%)
  3. Prozac (3 people, 12.50%)
  4. Abilify (2 people, 8.33%)
  5. Nuvigil (2 people, 8.33%)
  6. Rexulti (2 people, 8.33%)
  7. Risperdal Consta (2 people, 8.33%)
  8. Topamax (2 people, 8.33%)
  9. Vitamin D (2 people, 8.33%)
  10. Adderall 5 (1 person, 4.17%)

* Some reports may have incomplete information.

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