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

1,203 males aged 18 (±5) who take the same drug are studied. This is a personalized study for a 18 year old male patient who has Add. The study is created by eHealthMe based on reports from FDA.

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On Dec, 05, 2018

1,203 males aged 18 (±5) who take Vyvanse are studied.

Number of reports submitted per year:

Vyvanse for a 18-year old boy.

Information of the patient in this study:

  • Age: 18
  • Gender: male
  • Conditions: Add
  • Drugs taken:
    • Vyvanse (lisdexamfetamine dimesylate)

eHealthMe real world results:

Most common side effects over time

< 1 month:
  1. Insomnia (sleeplessness)
  2. Agitation (state of anxiety or nervous excitement)
  3. Fatigue (feeling of tiredness)
  4. Headache (pain in head)
  5. Irritability
1 - 6 months:
  1. Drug ineffective
  2. Anger
  3. Abnormal behavior
  4. High blood pressure
  5. Aggression
6 - 12 months:
  1. Suicidal ideation
  2. Aggression
  3. Drug ineffective
  4. Abnormal behavior
  5. Insomnia (sleeplessness)
1 - 2 years:
  1. Educational problem
  2. Gait disturbance
  3. Insomnia (sleeplessness)
  4. Disturbance in attention
  5. Breathing difficulty
2 - 5 years:
  1. Convulsion (muscles contract and relax rapidly and repeatedly, resulting in an uncontrolled shaking of the body)
  2. Tic (a sudden, repetitive, nonrhythmic motor movement or vocalization involving discrete muscle groups)
  3. Gynaecomastia (enlargement of the gland tissue of the male breast)
  4. Drug ineffective
  5. Acute psychosis (period of mentally unstable behaviour)
5 - 10 years:
  1. Gynaecomastia (enlargement of the gland tissue of the male breast)
  2. Akathisia (a movement disorder characterized by a feeling of inner restlessness)
  3. Drug ineffective
  4. Drowsiness
  5. Weight loss
10+ years:
not specified:
  1. Drug ineffective
  2. Stress and anxiety
  3. Aggression
  4. Insomnia (sleeplessness)
  5. Headache (pain in head)

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  1. Narcolepsy (brain's inability to regulate sleep-wake cycles normally): 35 people, 2.91%
  2. Bipolar Disorder (mood disorder): 22 people, 1.83%
  3. Cataplexy (loss of muscle tone accompanied by full conscious awareness): 21 people, 1.75%
  4. Stress And Anxiety : 20 people, 1.66%
  5. Acne (skin problems that cause pimples): 19 people, 1.58%

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  1. Abilify (48 people, 3.99%)
  2. Xyrem (38 people, 3.16%)
  3. Zoloft (35 people, 2.91%)
  4. Clonidine (34 people, 2.83%)
  5. Strattera (33 people, 2.74%)

* Some reports may have incomplete information.

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