Vyvanse may help control ADHD in kids (aged 6-12). In a clinical study of children (aged 6-12) with ADHD, Vyvanse demonstrated ADHD symptom control for up to 13 hours, starting at 1.5 hours after taking it.*
Duration of ADHD symptom control has not been studied in teens (aged 13–17) taking Vyvanse.
*Based on Swanson, Kotkin, Agler, M. Flynn, and Pelham Deportment Scores (SKAMP-DS).
In kids ages 6 to 12 with ADHD, Vyvanse provided ADHD symptom control. Vyvanse is not for weight loss. It is not known if Vyvanse is safe and effective for the treatment of obesity.
In one study in kids ages 6 to 12:
Based on Swanson, Kotkin, Agler, M. Flynn, and Pelham Deportment Scores (SKAMP-DS).
In another clinical study in kids ages 6 to 12:
‡Based on Conners’ Parent Rating Scale.
Duration of ADHD symptom control has not been studied in teens.
Your child should not take Vyvanse if he or she:
Your child should take Vyvanse in the morning exactly as the doctor tells him or her to take it.
Before starting Vyvanse and during treatment, tell your child's doctor about all health conditions (or a family history of), including:
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