A study for a 16 year old girl who takes Vyvanse - from FDA reports


911 females aged 16 (±5) who take the same drug are studied. This is a personalized study for a 16 year old female patient who has Adhd. The study is created by eHealthMe based on reports from FDA.

How the study uses the data?

The study is based on gender, age, active ingredients of any drugs used. Other drugs that have the same active ingredients (e.g. generic drugs) are considered.

What are the drugs?

What are the conditions?

What are the symtoms?

How to use the study?

Patients can bring a copy of the report to their healthcare provider to ensure that all drug risks and benefits are fully discussed and understood. It is recommended that patients use the information presented as a part of a broader decision-making process.

On Dec, 13, 2018

911 females aged 16 (±5) who take Vyvanse are studied.

Number of reports submitted per year:

Vyvanse for a 16-year old girl.

Information of the patient in this study:

  • Age: 16
  • Gender: female
  • Conditions: Adhd
  • Drugs taken:
    • Vyvanse (lisdexamfetamine dimesylate)

eHealthMe real world results:

Comparison with this patient's adverse outcomes:

  • Leg Pain: 0 (0% of females aged 16 (±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. Irritability
  2. Headache (pain in head)
  3. Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit)
  4. Hallucinations (sensations that appear real but are created by your mind)
  5. Drug effect decreased
  6. Tremor (trembling or shaking movements in one or more parts of your body)
  7. Panic disorder
  8. Mood swings (an extreme or rapid change in mood)
  9. Appetite - decreased (decreased appetite occurs when you have a reduced desire to eat)
  10. Heart rate increased
1 - 6 months:
  1. Drug ineffective
  2. Chest pain
  3. Fainting (loss of consciousness and postural tone)
  4. Vision blurred
  5. Headache (pain in head)
  6. Insomnia (sleeplessness)
  7. Stress and anxiety
  8. Nausea and vomiting
  9. Feeling abnormal
  10. Heart rate increased
6 - 12 months:
  1. Drug effect decreased
  2. Systemic sclerosis (scleroderma) (an autoimmune or connective tissue disease. it is characterized by thickening of the skin)
  3. Paranoia (psychotic disorder characterized by delusions of persecution with or without grandeur)
  4. Raynaud's phenomenon (discoloration of the fingers, toes, and occasionally other areas)
  5. Insomnia (sleeplessness)
  6. Anger
  7. Disturbance in attention
  8. Myoclonus (a brief, involuntary twitching of a muscle or a group of muscles)
  9. Peripheral coldness
  10. Paleness (unusual lightness of skin colour)
1 - 2 years:
  1. Skin discoloration
  2. Headache (pain in head)
  3. Abnormal behavior
  4. High blood pressure
  5. Drug ineffective
  6. Agitation (state of anxiety or nervous excitement)
  7. Suicidal ideation
  8. Weight decreased
  9. Anger
  10. Heart rate increased
2 - 5 years:
  1. Drug ineffective
  2. Drug effect decreased
  3. Disturbance in attention
  4. Headache (pain in head)
  5. Hoarseness or changing voice
  6. Educational problem
  7. Fear
  8. Drug effect delayed
  9. Social problem
  10. Panic disorder
5 - 10 years:
  1. Drug effect decreased
  2. Heart rate increased
  3. Basedow's disease (autoimmune disease where the thyroid is overactive, producing an excessive amount of thyroid hormones)
  4. Insomnia (sleeplessness)
  5. Educational problem
  6. Stress and anxiety
  7. Arrhythmias (irregular heartbeat)
  8. Disturbance in attention
  9. Seizures (abnormal excessive or synchronous neuronal activity in the brain)
  10. Confusional state
10+ years:
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)
  6. Dizziness
  7. Insomnia (sleeplessness)
  8. Disturbance in attention
  9. Rashes (redness)
  10. Suicidal ideation

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  1. Narcolepsy (brain's inability to regulate sleep-wake cycles normally): 71 people, 7.79%
  2. Birth Control : 48 people, 5.27%
  3. Stress And Anxiety : 38 people, 4.17%
  4. Cataplexy (loss of muscle tone accompanied by full conscious awareness): 34 people, 3.73%
  5. Acne (skin problems that cause pimples): 22 people, 2.41%
  6. Bipolar Disorder (mood disorder): 19 people, 2.09%
  7. Hypersensitivity : 15 people, 1.65%
  8. Juvenile Rheumatoid Arthritis (joint inflammation in children due to systemic disease): 15 people, 1.65%
  9. Migraine (headache): 13 people, 1.43%
  10. Crohn's Disease (condition that causes inflammation of the gastrointestinal tract): 11 people, 1.21%

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  1. Xyrem (72 people, 7.90%)
  2. Lexapro (46 people, 5.05%)
  3. Lamictal (35 people, 3.84%)
  4. Zoloft (32 people, 3.51%)
  5. Abilify (28 people, 3.07%)
  6. Adderall (27 people, 2.96%)
  7. Prozac (25 people, 2.74%)
  8. Melatonin (21 people, 2.31%)
  9. Zyrtec (21 people, 2.31%)
  10. Vitamin D (20 people, 2.20%)

* Some reports may have incomplete information.

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