It is important to understand potential risks of medication. Below is a summary of the safety information of Vyvanse.
Vyvanse is a federally controlled substance (CII) because it can be abused or lead to dependence. Keep Vyvanse in a safe place to prevent misuse and abuse. Selling or giving away Vyvanse may harm others and is against the law.
Tell your doctor if you have ever abused or been dependent on alcohol, prescription medicines or street drugs.
Tell the doctor about any heart problems, heart defects, and/or high blood pressure, or if you have a family history of these problems. The doctor should check blood pressure and heart rate regularly during treatment.
Call your doctor right away if you have any signs of heart problems such as chest pain, shortness of breath, or fainting while taking Vyvanse.
Children and Teenagers (Ages 6-17):
Tell your doctor about any mental problems you have, or if you have a family history of suicide, bipolar illness, or depression.
Call the doctor to discuss any new or worsening mental symptoms or problems while taking Vyvanse.
Tell your doctor if you have numbness, pain, skin color change, or sensitivity to temperature in your fingers or toes.
Call the doctor to report these signs or symptoms or if any unexplained wounds on fingers or toes appear while taking Vyvanse.
Your child should have his or her height and weight checked often while taking Vyvanse for ADHD. The doctor may stop treatment if a problem is found during these check-ups.
These are not all the possible side effects of Vyvanse. Ask the doctor or pharmacist for more information and talk to the doctor about any side effects you or your child may be experiencing.
Please see the Vyvanse Prescribing Information and Medication Guide for more information.
Talk to the doctor about this information and any side effects you or your child may have.
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