Important Safety Information
Vyvanse® is a federally controlled substance (CII) because it can be abused or lead to dependence. Keep in a safe place to prevent misuse and abuse. Selling or sharing Vyvanse may harm others and is illegal.
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Binge Eating Disorder (B.E.D.) in adults.
Vyvanse should not be used for weight loss or to treat obesity.
Vyvanse for ADHD (patients 6 years and above) and now approved for moderate to severe Binge Eating Disorder (B.E.D.) in adults.
Talk to the doctor about once-daily Vyvanse (lisdexamfetamine dimesylate).
Vyvanse is a once-daily prescription medication for Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) in children, teens, and adults and for the treatment of moderate to severe Binge Eating Disorder (B.E.D.) in adults.. Vyvanse may be used as part of a total treatment program for ADHD that may include counseling or other therapies. Vyvanse is not for weight loss. It is not known if Vyvanse is safe and effective for the treatment of obesity.
Medication is not appropriate for all patients ages 6 and above with ADHD or all adults with moderate to severe B.E.D.
Visit our web sites to learn about ADHD symptoms in children, teens, and adults, or B.E.D. symptoms in adults, and how once-daily Vyvanse may help. Depending on your needs, check out the ADHD Doctor Discussion Guide, Questions to Ask Your Doctor About Vyvanse, or the B.E.D. Doctor Discussion Guide. Use these guides to prepare for your next doctor’s appointment. Finally, explore ADHD tips and resources designed for parents and caregivers of teens, kids, and adults with ADHD, and B.E.D. information as well as resources for adults with B.E.D.