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Risperidone vs Vyvanse

Risperidone
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Vyvanse
Other name: Risperdal (Risperdal)
Other name: Lisdexamfetamine (Lisdexamfetamine)
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Risperidone (pronounced ) is a second generation or atypical antipsychotic, sold under the trade name (Risperdal). It is used to treat schizophrenia (including adolescent schizophrenia), schizoaffective disorder, the mixed and manic states associat...
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Lisdexamphetamine (L-lysine-D-amphetamine sold as Vyvanse) is a psychostimulant prodrug of the substituted phenethylamine and substituted amphetamine chemical classes. Its molecular structure consists of dextroamphetamine coupled with the es...
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Risperidone (pronounced ) is a second generation or atypical antipsychotic, sold under the trade name (Risperdal). It is used to treat schizophrenia (including adolescent schizophrenia), schizoaffective disorder, the mixed and manic states associat...
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resperidone that he takes at night and it helps immensely....
" ...takes vyvanse 70 mg. he is on resperidone that he takes at night and it helps immensely. The resperidone helps ...or acting out when vyvanse wears off and it helps him sleep too. He has been on both for... "

and risperidone and he took to the meds really well he was...
" ...was feeding him. We started him on adderall xr and risperidone and he took to the meds really well he was a different ...we have just recently switched him to vyvanse which is working wonderfully the... "

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the aggression and violence that comes with the ODD and help...
" ...of vyvanse and .75mg risperidone (.25 in the morning, .5 at night) which is considered an anti psychotic. The riperidone is to handle the aggression and violence that comes with the ODD and help with... "

and risperidone. The single med didn't work but with the...
" ...with adhd. My son has both adhd and odd and from ...the age of 11 was on Adderall xr and risperidone. The single med didn't work but with the two ...We did end up switching him to Vyvanse at the end of last... "

unless he's cycling. Another thing we've found that helps...
" ...is now on 40mg Vyvanse for the ADHD and Risperidone for the ...have worked wonders for him. The Vyvanse helps in school and the Risperidone almost eliminates the rages, unless he's cycling. Another... "

How much is he on with the risperdone? If you feel...
" Hi, my son is on risperidone(risperdal). He is on .5mgs of the risperdone, but takes vyvanse 50. It took us a bit to figure out what med worked for him and the ...hear from other people. How much is... "

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aking vyvanse and it hasn't been working forhim at all, so t...
" does anyone know anything about risperidone? my son has been taking vyvanse and it hasn't been working forhim at all, so today his doctor ...him in a rx for risperidone. i don't know anything about... "

doctor switched him to the Risperidone. Up until recently...
" ...8 year old is currently on Vyvanse and Risperidone. He use to be on Intuniv but was taken off ...more aggressive. So the doctor switched him to the Risperidone. Up until recently my child... "

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the psychiatrist put him on Resperidone, but the tick is...
" ...through this. My son went on Vyvanse the first of January. It was a miracle at first in school ...a month and the psychiatrist put him on Resperidone, but the tick is worse ...Just want him to feel better... "

about a year after being on Risperdone. I do have to watch...
" I wouldn't be too concerned. My son (13 ADHD/ODD) has been on Vyvanse for about a year after being on Risperdone. I do have to watch his food intake as it really dulls his... "

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