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


947 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 Add. The study is created by eHealthMe based on reports from FDA.

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On Dec, 05, 2018

947 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: Add
  • Drugs taken:
    • Vyvanse (lisdexamfetamine dimesylate)

eHealthMe real world results:

Most common side effects over time

< 1 month:
  1. Drug ineffective
  2. Insomnia (sleeplessness)
  3. Appetite - decreased (decreased appetite occurs when you have a reduced desire to eat)
  4. Feeling abnormal
  5. Tremor (trembling or shaking movements in one or more parts of your body)
  6. Heart rate increased
  7. Panic disorder
  8. Weight decreased
  9. Heart palpitations (feelings or sensations that your heart is pounding or racing)
  10. Mood swings (an extreme or rapid change in mood)
1 - 6 months:
  1. Drug ineffective
  2. Chest pain
  3. Stress and anxiety
  4. Insomnia (sleeplessness)
  5. Fainting (loss of consciousness and postural tone)
  6. Overdose
  7. Vision blurred
  8. Nausea and vomiting
  9. Heart rate increased
  10. Fatigue (feeling of tiredness)
6 - 12 months:
  1. Paranoia (psychotic disorder characterized by delusions of persecution with or without grandeur)
  2. Drug effect decreased
  3. Insomnia (sleeplessness)
  4. Hallucinations (sensations that appear real but are created by your mind)
  5. Anger
  6. Drug ineffective
  7. Systemic sclerosis (scleroderma) (an autoimmune or connective tissue disease. it is characterized by thickening of the skin)
  8. Confusional state
  9. Feeling abnormal
  10. Disturbance in attention
1 - 2 years:
  1. Skin discoloration
  2. Abnormal behavior
  3. Headache (pain in head)
  4. High blood pressure
  5. Agitation (state of anxiety or nervous excitement)
  6. Suicidal ideation
  7. Drug effect decreased
  8. Anger
  9. Drug ineffective
  10. Heart rate increased
2 - 5 years:
  1. Drug ineffective
  2. Suicidal ideation
  3. Disturbance in attention
  4. Hoarseness or changing voice
  5. Madarosis (absence or loss of the eyelashes)
  6. Hair texture abnormal
  7. Hair disorder
  8. Fear
  9. Hair loss
  10. Hair color changes
5 - 10 years:
  1. Disturbance in attention
  2. Weight increased
  3. Negativism (negative thoughts)
  4. Foetal exposure during pregnancy (exposing your unborn child to contraindicated in pregnancy leads birth defect)
  5. Suicidal ideation
  6. Mood swings (an extreme or rapid change in mood)
  7. Insomnia (sleeplessness)
  8. Educational problem
  9. Stress and anxiety
  10. Amphetamines positive
10+ years:
  1. Apathy
  2. Malaise (a feeling of general discomfort or uneasiness)
  3. Drug withdrawal syndrome (interfere with normal social, occupational, or other functioning. are not due to another medical condition, drug use, or discontinuation)
  4. Performance status decreased
  5. Dizziness
  6. Disturbance in attention
  7. Hoarseness or changing voice
  8. Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit)
not specified:
  1. Drug ineffective
  2. Stress and anxiety
  3. Fatigue (feeling of tiredness)
  4. Headache (pain in head)
  5. Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit)
  6. Disturbance in attention
  7. Insomnia (sleeplessness)
  8. Dizziness
  9. Rashes (redness)
  10. Suicidal ideation

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  1. Narcolepsy (brain's inability to regulate sleep-wake cycles normally): 95 people, 10.03%
  2. Birth Control : 71 people, 7.50%
  3. Stress And Anxiety : 46 people, 4.86%
  4. Cataplexy (loss of muscle tone accompanied by full conscious awareness): 45 people, 4.75%
  5. Bipolar Disorder (mood disorder): 24 people, 2.53%
  6. Acne (skin problems that cause pimples): 23 people, 2.43%
  7. Migraine (headache): 14 people, 1.48%
  8. Crohn's Disease (condition that causes inflammation of the gastrointestinal tract): 14 people, 1.48%
  9. Hypersensitivity : 14 people, 1.48%
  10. Pain : 11 people, 1.16%

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  1. Xyrem (94 people, 9.93%)
  2. Lexapro (54 people, 5.70%)
  3. Adderall (43 people, 4.54%)
  4. Lamictal (40 people, 4.22%)
  5. Zoloft (33 people, 3.48%)
  6. Abilify (31 people, 3.27%)
  7. Prozac (27 people, 2.85%)
  8. Singulair (23 people, 2.43%)
  9. Nuvigil (22 people, 2.32%)
  10. Vitamin D (22 people, 2.32%)

* Some reports may have incomplete information.

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