Who should not take Lisdexamfetamine Capsule?

The following conditions are contraindicated with this drug. Check with your physician if you have any of the following:


  • behaving with excessive cheerfulness and activity
  • Manic-Depression
  • psychotic disorder
  • having thoughts of suicide
  • drug abuse
  • chronic muscle twitches or movements
  • Tourette's
  • aggressive behavior
  • increased pressure in eyes
  • high blood pressure
  • heart attack within the last 30 days
  • angina
  • coronary artery disease
  • disease of the muscle of the heart with enlargement
  • abnormal heart rhythm
  • chronic heart failure
  • abnormal EKG with QT changes from birth
  • stroke
  • severe hardening of the arteries
  • occasional numbness
  • prickling
  • or tingling of fingers and toes
  • seizures
  • a mother who is producing milk and breastfeeding
  • structural disorder of heart
  • chronic kidney disease stage 4 (severe)
  • chronic kidney disease stage 5 (failure)


  • Sympathomimetic Agents
  • Amphetamine Analogues

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