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Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD or AD/HD or ADD) is a developmental disorder. It is primarily charact...
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Risperidone
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Vyvanse
Other name: Risperdal (Risperdal)
Other name: Lisdexamfetamine (Lisdexamfetamine)
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3.5
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Bipolar Disorder
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Autism
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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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Weight Gain
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Tiredness
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Insomnia
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Sedation
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Withdrawal
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Drowsy
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Delusions
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Weight Loss
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Sleepy
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Diabetes
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Irritability
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Headaches
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Addiction
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Withdrawal
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Nausea
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Dry Mouth
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About Risperidone
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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About Vyvanse
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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lamotrogine and risperidone has been very helpful for me....
" ...also on lamotrogine - 150 2xday, risperidone 2mg 2xday, halcion for sleep, vyvanse, and thyroid medication. I hate ...of lithium, lamotrogine and risperidone has been very helpful for me. Gla... "

for years and it caused a terrible weight gain which...
" ...was on Risperidone for years and it caused a terrible weight gain ...on Abilify for a while now and it has helped a lot. Because she got a job busing tables in a restaurant it keeps her ...th... "

He is currently on vyvanse and risperidone. Of course...
" ...all day is not an option for me. So we decided to try medication. He is currently on vyvanse and risperidone. Of course like with ANY med, prescription or otc there can be side effects, so he gets... "

and he is now on 70mg of vyvanse and 25 mg of risperidone...
" ...risperidone becus his behaviors just don't stop at home and at school. His teachers can't deal withhis disruptions anymore and he even got suspended for 3days from the bus. I have him going to co... "

a medicine that works with vyvanse so you don't experience...
" Risperdone causes restlessness as a side ...make a medicine that works with vyvanse so you don't experience... "

Even my vyvanse which usually gives me tons of energy...
" ...if that helps. Even my vyvanse which usually gives me tons of energy ...me now after taking the risperidone Sent from my SCH-I545 using... "

caused my kiddo significant weight gain - it was...
" Risperidone caused my kiddo significant weight ...like it. We are on Vyvanse now, an... "

son who has been on Risperidone for 4 years now. I don't...
" ...Risperidone for 4 years now. I don't think we could do life without it. It does not cure his issues of ODD or aggressive behavior but definitely helps a lot! He a... "

6 year old has been on risperidone for about a year and a...
" ...year old has been on risperidone for about a year ...moods and frustration. Recently doc suggested Vyvanse to start trying next week and to stay on the risperidone as well. The risperidone... "

He is taking 60mg of Vyvanse in the morning and...
" ...the night terrors started after he started the newest medication. He is taking 60mg of Vyvanse in the morning and 1mg of Risperidone at night. His dad and I have divorced but we have been seperat... "

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