VYVANSE Side Effects by Likelihood and Severity

COMMON side effects

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    • false sense of well-being
    • difficulty sleeping
    • decreased appetite
    • nausea
    • vomiting
    • nervousness
    • irritability
    • upper abdominal pain
    • anxious feelings

    INFREQUENT side effects

    If experienced, these tend to have a Severe expression i

    • a hypersensitivity reaction to a drug

    If experienced, these tend to have a Less Severe expression i

    • abnormal sexual function
    • altered interest in having sexual intercourse
    • feelings of hostility
    • dry mouth
    • constipation
    • urinary tract infection
    • the inability to have an erection
    • drowsiness
    • dizziness
    • low energy
    • excessive sweating
    • muscle tremors
    • taste impairment
    • weight loss
    • headache
    • heart throbbing or pounding
    • diarrhea
    • generalized weakness
    • fast heartbeat

    RARE side effects

    If experienced, these tend to have a Severe expression i

    • mental problems from taking the drug
    • suicidal thoughts
    • high blood pressure
    • a heart attack
    • abnormal heart rhythm
    • a stroke
    • inflammation of the liver called hepatitis
    • priapism, a prolonged erection of the penis
    • a skin disorder with blistering and peeling skin called toxic epidermal necrolysis
    • a skin disorder with blistering and peeling skin called Stevens-Johnson syndrome
    • a condition with muscle tissue breakdown called rhabdomyolysis
    • hallucinations
    • seizures
    • a significant type of allergic reaction called anaphylaxis
    • a type of allergic reaction called angioedema
    • a worsening of Tourette's syndrome symptoms

    If experienced, these tend to have a Less Severe expression i

    • manic behavior
    • grinding of the teeth
    • chronic muscle twitches or movements
    • an extreme sense of wellbeing called euphoria
    • disturbance in the ability of the eye to focus
    • double vision
    • blurred vision
    • dilated pupils
    • Raynaud's phenomenon, a condition where blood vessels constrict too much with coldness or stress
    • hair loss
    • a type of abnormal movement disorder called dyskinesia
    • a feeling of pins and needles on skin
    • feelings of dissatisfaction, sadness, and unease
    • excessive talkativeness

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