Vyvanse is a central nervous system stimulant. It affects chemicals in the brain and nerves that contribute to hyperactivity and impulse control.
- Heart problems or a congenital heart defect;
- High blood pressure
- kidney disease;
- coronary artery disease (clogged arteries);
- blood circulation problems in the hands or feet; or
- drug or alcohol addiction.
Some medicines can interact with lisdexamfetamine and cause a serious condition called serotonin syndrome. It is not known whether Vyvanse will harm an unborn baby. Tell your doctor if you are pregnant or plan to become pregnant.
Lisdexamfetamine can pass into breast milk and may cause side effects in the nursing baby.
How should I take Vyvanse pills?
Take Vyvanse exactly as prescribed by your doctor. Follow all directions on your prescription label. Keep the medication in a place where others cannot get to it. Selling or giving away this medicine is against the law.
Read all patient information, medication guides, and instruction sheets provided to you. Ask your doctor or pharmacist if you have any questions.
Store at room temperature away from moisture, heat, and light. Keep track of your medicine. Vyvanse is a drug of abuse and you should be aware if anyone is using your medicine improperly or without a prescription.
Throw away unused or expired Vyvanse in a sealed container or bag. Ask your pharmacist where to locate a community pharmaceutical take back disposal program.