Vyvanse and Compulsive shopping - a phase IV clinical study of FDA data


Compulsive shopping is found among people who take Vyvanse, especially for people who are female, 40-49 old.

The phase IV clinical study analyzes which people take Vyvanse and have Compulsive shopping. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 22,723 people who have side effects when taking Vyvanse from the FDA, and is updated regularly. You can use the study as a second opinion to make health care decisions.

Phase IV trials are used to detect adverse drug outcomes and monitor drug effectiveness in the real world. With medical big data and AI algorithms, eHealthMe is running millions of phase IV trials and makes the results available to the public. Our original studies have been referenced on 600+ medical publications including The Lancet, Mayo Clinic Proceedings, and Nature.

On Dec, 08, 2022

22,723 people reported to have side effects when taking Vyvanse.
Among them, 13 people (0.06%) have Compulsive shopping.

What is Vyvanse?

Vyvanse has active ingredients of lisdexamfetamine dimesylate. It is often used in attention deficit hyperactivity disorder. eHealthMe is studying from 29,439 Vyvanse users for its effectiveness, alternative drugs and more.

What is Compulsive shopping?

Compulsive shopping is found to be associated with 532 drugs and 283 conditions by eHealthMe.

Number of Vyvanse and Compulsive shopping reports submitted per year:

Could Vyvanse cause Compulsive shopping?

Gender of people who have Compulsive shopping when taking Vyvanse *:

  • female: 53.85 %
  • male: 46.15 %

Age of people who have Compulsive shopping when taking Vyvanse *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 12.5 %
  • 30-39: 25.0 %
  • 40-49: 37.5 %
  • 50-59: 12.5 %
  • 60+: 12.5 %

Common drugs people take besides Vyvanse *:

  1. Abilify: 11 people, 84.62%
  2. Wellbutrin: 4 people, 30.77%
  3. Cymbalta: 3 people, 23.08%
  4. Lamictal: 2 people, 15.38%
  5. Ambien Cr: 2 people, 15.38%
  6. Seroquel: 2 people, 15.38%
  7. Effexor: 2 people, 15.38%
  8. Ultram: 2 people, 15.38%
  9. Adderall: 2 people, 15.38%
  10. Lyrica: 2 people, 15.38%

Common side effects people have besides Compulsive shopping *:

  1. Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (an anxiety disorder characterized by intrusive thoughts that produce uneasiness, apprehension, fear, or worry;): 8 people, 61.54%
  2. Suicide Attempt: 7 people, 53.85%
  3. Suicidal Ideation: 7 people, 53.85%
  4. Eating Disorder: 6 people, 46.15%
  5. Mental Disorder (a psychological term for a mental or behavioural pattern or anomaly that causes distress or disability): 6 people, 46.15%
  6. Compulsive Hoarding (unwillingness to discard large quantities of objects that cover the living areas): 5 people, 38.46%
  7. Compulsive Sexual Behavior: 5 people, 38.46%
  8. Loss Of Employment: 4 people, 30.77%
  9. Hypersexuality: 4 people, 30.77%
  10. Injury: 4 people, 30.77%

Common conditions people have *:

  1. 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): 10 people, 76.92%
  2. Bipolar Disorder (mood disorder): 7 people, 53.85%
  3. Stress And Anxiety: 6 people, 46.15%
  4. Agitation (state of anxiety or nervous excitement): 2 people, 15.38%
  5. Irritability: 2 people, 15.38%
  6. Cellulitis (infection under the skin): 1 person, 7.69%
  7. Arteriosclerosis Coronary Artery (thickening and hardening of arteries- coronary artery): 1 person, 7.69%
  8. Bipolar Ii Disorder (characterized by at least one episode of hypomania and at least one episode of major depression): 1 person, 7.69%
  9. Blood Testosterone Decreased: 1 person, 7.69%
  10. Hypothyroidism (abnormally low activity of the thyroid gland, resulting in retardation of growth and mental development): 1 person, 7.69%

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

Do you take Vyvanse and have Compulsive shopping?

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How to use the study?

You can discuss the study with your doctor, to ensure that all drug risks and benefits are fully discussed and understood.

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How the study uses the data?

The study uses data from the FDA. It is based on lisdexamfetamine dimesylate (the active ingredients of Vyvanse) and Vyvanse (the brand name). Other drugs that have the same active ingredients (e.g. generic drugs) are not considered. Dosage of drugs is not considered in the study.

Who is eHealthMe?

With medical big data and proven AI algorithms, eHealthMe provides a platform for everyone to run phase IV clinical trials. We study millions of patients and 5,000 more each day. Results of our real-world drug study have been referenced on 600+ medical publications, including The Lancet, Mayo Clinic Proceedings, and Nature. Our analysis results are available to researchers, health care professionals, patients (testimonials), and software developers (open API).


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