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Focalin XR vs Vyvanse

Focalin XR
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Vyvanse
Other name: Focalin Focalin
Other name: Lisdexamfetamine Lisdexamfetamine
Satisfaction Score
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3.1
Moderately Satisfied
Satisfaction Score
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2.9
Moderately Satisfied
Helpfulness
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2.4
Concern level
3.0
Helpfulness
for ADHD
3.7
Concern level
3.2
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Dexmethylphenidate, otherwise known as d-threo-methylphenidate (D-TMP), is the dextrorotatory enantiomer of methylphenidate. It is a norepinephrine-dopamine reuptake inhibitor (NDRI) and releasing agent and thus a psychostimulant, which affects the...
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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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Tics
8
Irritability
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Headaches
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Mood Swings
5
Aggression
4
Stomach Pain
3
Behavior Problems
3
Moody
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Euphoria
2
Nausea
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Addiction
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Headaches
6
Euphoria
5
Withdrawal
5
Mood Swings
3
Nausea
3
Dry Mouth
2
Tics
2
Paranoia
2
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Dexmethylphenidate, otherwise known as d-threo-methylphenidate (D-TMP), is the dextrorotatory enantiomer of methylphenidate. It is a norepinephrine-dopamine reuptake inhibitor (NDRI) and releasing agent and thus a psychostimulant, which affects the...
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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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I started using Vyvanse, which was great!! Then I switched...
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" I started using Vyvanse, which was great!! Then I switched med. insurance companies after divorcing, and Vyvanse wasn't covered; too expensive for me. My doctor has me on Focalin XR 15mg. which is... "

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switched him to Vyvanse and it is amazing. His appetite is...
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" ...Kindergarten. It was horrible. His doctor put him on Focalin XR. It worked pretty good, it definitely calmed him down and helped him concentrate in class. But after a while I noticed his appetite... "

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to Vyvanse because he was having aggression issues when...
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" ...year old son who was on Focalin XR was switched to Vyvanse because he was having aggression issues when the medication ...The first day of taking Vyvanse he was a zombie. The second day is ...began. He was a... "

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is on Vyvanse and that has helped with ADHD symptoms. The...
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" ...problems with impulsiveness. Then he was on Focalin XR and that did nothing with his impulsiveness and hyperactivity. Now he is on Vyvanse and that has helped with ADHD symptoms. The only problem that... "

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up way too high. Vyvanse sucked, Focalin XR sucked and I...
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" ...day two on my Strattera so far biggest compliant is being so damn tired. I couldn't' take the stimulants, shot blood pressure up way too high. Vyvanse sucked, Focalin XR sucked and I actually liked co... "

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Vyvanse can cause mood swings and violent behavior just...
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" ...medication..I have noticed what Vyvanse can cause mood swings and violent behavior just like the one ...your son is... "

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idn't work. Focalin XR has been amazing but each person's c...
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" ...son was a ‘monster' on Vyvanse.  Even a low dosage didn't work.  Focalin XR has been amazing but each person's chemistry... "

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to it I guess. now he's on focalin xr and it works well...
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" ...worse. he switched ti vyvanse after that. it worked well, but he eventually ...grew immune to it I guess. now he's on focalin xr and it... "

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e switched ti vyvanse after that. it worked well, but he e...
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" Quoting Mrs.Josh Ramsay:\" concerta\" my son was on that for a while.. it didnt work for him. caused his ...anxiety to get worse. he switched ti vyvanse after... "

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off by mid day. Our Psych is having us change to Vyvanse...
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" My son has been on Focalin XR 10 mg for about 10 weeks. It started off great! But now it has completely worn off by mid day. Our Psych is having us change to Vyvanse 30 mg, i... "

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