Vyvanse causes weight loss and growth suppression in pediatric patients.
Serotonin syndrome is a life-threatening reaction caused due to the combination of Vyvanse and drugs that affect serotonergic neurotransmitter systems.
Take Vyvanse by mouth ideally in the morning. Administer the medication in one of the following ways:
Vyvanse Capsules: Swallow Vyvanse capsules as whole or open capsules and mix the content with water and yogurt or orange juice. Immediately consume the entire mixture. Do not store it.
Vyvanse Chewable Tablets: Chew the tablet thoroughly before swallowing.
Vyvanse capsules can be a substitute for Vyvanse chewable tablets on a unit per unit (mg per mg basis). For example, 30 mg Vyvanse capsule for 30 mg chewable tablet.
The recommended initial dose for ADHD treatment is 30 mg once a day in the morning. Titrate the dosage according to the needs of individual patients.
The recommended initial dose for BED treatment is 30 mg a day, titrated at increments of 20 mg a week.