S489 – Vyvanse Oral Medications
VYVANSE is an oral antipsychotic medication that may help patients cope with mood swings, depression, or mania. It is only available on a physician’s prescription. Lisdexamfetamine is used to treat attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) as part of a total treatment plan, including psychological, social, and other treatments. The capsules contain gelatin, titanium dioxide, and erythrosine. These ingredients are used to produce capsules with different colors, including brilliant blue, iron oxide yellow, and black. The label of each capsule displays ‘S489’ in black ink.
The most common side effects of VYVANSE include decreased appetite, weight loss, and diarrhea. Other side effects include irritability, insomnia, and dry mouth. In children and adolescents, the most common side effects were gastrointestinal and upper abdominal pain. However, some patients may experience less severe side effects such as decreased appetite or agitation.
The most common side effects of Vyvanse include:
- dry mouth
- loss of appetite
- weight loss
- sleep problems (insomnia)
- fast heart rate
- feeling jittery
- feeling anxious or irritable
- stomach pain
A very serious allergic reaction to this drug is uncommon. However, get medical help right away if you notice any symptoms of a serious allergic reaction, including: rash, itching or swelling especially of the face,tongue, or throat, severe dizziness, trouble breathing. If someone has overdosed and has serious symptoms such as passing out or trouble breathing, call 911. Otherwise, call a poison control center right away. US residents can call their local poison control center at 1-800-222-1222.
In a recent study, patients who received VYVANSE had a reduced risk of binge eating than those on placebo. The trial also showed significant improvement in subjects’ CGI-I rating scale. Also, they had a higher rate of binge-eating cessation after four weeks of treatment.
This medication should only be taken under a doctor’s supervision. Children should not take any medication without consulting with a physician. They should not share their medication with anyone else. Giving medication to a child without a prescription is dangerous for their health.