Dosages And Uses Instructions of Vyvanse:
Take this medication with or without food as directed by your doctor, usually once daily in the morning. Do not take this medication in the afternoon or evening because it may cause you to have trouble sleeping. The dosage is based on your medical condition and response to treatment.
Your doctor may adjust your dose to find the dose that is best for you. Follow your doctor’s instructions carefully.
Taking the capsule form of this medication, swallow the capsule whole. However, if you have trouble swallowing the capsule, you may open the capsule and pour all of its contents (powder) in a glass of water or orange juice or mix it in yogurt. Use a spoon to break apart any powder that is stuck together. Stir well until the contents dissolve completely.
Drink or eat the mixture right away. Do not prepare a supply in advance. It is normal to see a filmy coating on the inside of your glass or container after you drink or eat all of the medicine.
Use this medication regularly to get the most benefit from it. To help you remember, take it at the same time each day.
Side Effects of Vyvanse:
This medication is a stimulant.
If you suddenly stop using this medication, you may have withdrawal symptoms (such as severe tiredness, sleep problems, mental/mood changes such as depression).
To help prevent withdrawal, your doctor may lower your dose slowly. Withdrawal is more likely if you have used lisdexamfetamine for a long time or in high doses. Tell your doctor or pharmacist right away if you have withdrawal.
Though it helps many people, this medication may sometimes cause addiction. This risk may be higher if you have a substance use disorder (such as overuse of or addiction to drugs/ alcohol).
Do not increase your dose, take it more often, or use it for a longer time than prescribed. Properly stop the medication when so directed.
Talk with your doctor if this medication stops working well.