Desoxyn vs Vyvanse

Desoxyn
(Rx)
Vyvanse
(Rx)
Desoxyn is an ADHD medication and a CNS stimulant.
Vyvanse is an ADHD medication.
Satisfaction Score
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4.1
Very Satisfied
Satisfaction Score
?
3.6
Moderately Satisfied
Helpfulness
for ADHD
4.0
Concern level
1.6
Helpfulness
for ADHD
2.7
Concern level
1.7
Approval Date
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December 31, 1943
February 23, 2007
Number of discussions around the web Number of discussions + -
10,192 Discussions
67,713 Discussions
Taken For
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Condition
Number of posts
#1 for ADHD
#2 for ADD
#3 for Narcolepsy
#4 for Obesity
Desoxyn is prescribed for ADHD and ADD and is mostly mentioned together with these indications. In addition, our data suggest that some patients take it for Narcolepsy, although this is not an approved use.
Condition
Number of posts
#1 for ADHD
#2 for ADD
Vyvanse is prescribed for ADHD and ADD and is mostly mentioned together with these indications.
Side Effects and Concerns
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Des
Euphoria
6
Neurotoxicity
2
Withdrawal Symptoms
2
Psychosis
2
Headaches
2
Drowsiness
1
Paranoia
1
Nausea
1
High Blood Pressure
1
Dry Mouth
1
Vyv
Irritability
4
Headaches
4
Euphoria
3
Withdrawal Symptoms
3
Loss of Appetite
2
Nausea
2
Mood Swings
2
Dry Mouth
2
Tics
1
Paranoia
1
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Desoxyn
Des
Vyvanse
Vyv
Euphoria
Des
Vyv
6
3
Neurotoxicity
Des
Vyv
2
0
Withdrawal Symptoms
Des
Vyv
2
3
Psychosis
Des
Vyv
2
0
Headaches
Des
Vyv
2
4
Drowsiness
Des
Vyv
1
0
Paranoia
Des
Vyv
1
1
Nausea
Des
Vyv
1
2
High Blood Pressure
Des
Vyv
1
0
Dry Mouth
Des
Vyv
1
2
Irritability
Vyv
Des
4
0
Headaches
Vyv
Des
4
2
Euphoria
Vyv
Des
3
6
Withdrawal Symptoms
Vyv
Des
3
2
Loss of Appetite
Vyv
Des
2
0
Nausea
Vyv
Des
2
1
Mood Swings
Vyv
Des
2
0
Dry Mouth
Vyv
Des
2
1
Tics
Vyv
Des
1
0
Paranoia
Vyv
Des
1
1
Pregnancy Category (FDA)
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C Category C
Before taking Desoxyn during pregnancy, consult your doctor or pharmacists to weigh the risks and benefits.
C Category C
Before taking Vyvanse during pregnancy, consult your doctor or pharmacists to weigh the risks and benefits.
Alchohol warning
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There may be a negative interaction between Desoxyn and alcohol.
There may be a negative interaction between Vyvanse and alcohol.
Method of use
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Pill
Pill
Food Instructions
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No Food Instructions
No Food Instructions
Ingredients
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Methamphetamine Hcl
Lisdexamfetamine Dimesylate
Drug Interactions
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Interaction between Desoxyn and Vyvanse: Interaction not known, but may still exist. Always consult your doctor before taking these medications together. Do not stop taking the medications without a physician's advice.
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