The documented risks of these drugs are provided so the public can make informed, educated decisions. Vyvanse is a stimulant drug, classified by the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) as Schedule II, in the same class of highly addictive drugs as morphine, opium and cocaine. The DEA states that the use of stimulants can lead to “severe psychological or physical dependence” and that “these drugs are also considered dangerous.” Vyvanse is also known as Lisdexamfetamine.
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Vyvanse Drug Warnings:
There have been 4 drug regulatory agency warnings from the United States. These include the following (note that some warnings cite more than one side effect, so the list below may not be equal to the total number of warnings):
2 warnings on Vyvanse causing skin problems
1 warning on Vyvanse causing death/sudden death
1 warning on Vyvanse causing insomnia
1 warning on Vyvanse causing restricted blood flow
Vyvanse Drug Studies:
There has been one study in the United States on Vyvanse causing:
Low body mass index
Significant reductions in expected height
Adverse Reaction Reports Filed with the US FDA: There have been 2,991 adverse reactions reported to the US FDA in connection with Vyvanse.
The FDA estimates that less than 1% of all serious events are ever reported to it, so the actual number of side effects occurring are most certainly higher.
- 314 cases of insomnia
- 267 cases of the drug being ineffective
- 179 cases of decreased appetite
- 177 cases of aggression
- 160 cases of headache
- 140 cases of irritability
- 129 cases of tics
- 127 cases of weight decreased
- 126 cases of disturbance in attention
- 124 cases of nausea
Aggression Hives Slow or difficult speech
Documented Side Effects of Vyvanse:
Source: Physicians Desk Reference, National Institutes of Health’s Medline Plus, and/or the drug label.
Frenzied, abnormally excited mood
Loss of appetite
Swelling of the eyes, face, tongue, lips, or mouth
Uncontrollable shaking of a part of the body
Slow or difficult speech
This brochure is a simple guide that documents the dangerous and deadly side effects of the drugs prescribed to millions of men, women and children diagnosed with bogus mental disorders.