Methamphetamine vs Vyvanse

Methamphetamine
(Rx)
Vyvanse
(Rx)
Methamphetamine is an ADHD medication and a CNS stimulant.
Vyvanse is an ADHD medication.
Satisfaction Score
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2.4
Slightly Satisfied
Satisfaction Score
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3.6
Moderately Satisfied
Helpfulness
for ADHD
4.2
Concern level
3.6
Helpfulness
for ADHD
2.7
Concern level
1.7
Approval Date
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Not Available
February 23, 2007
Number of discussions around the web Number of discussions + -
59,438 Discussions
67,875 Discussions
Taken For
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Condition
Number of posts
#1 for ADHD
#2 for ADD
Methamphetamine 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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Met
Addiction
10
Euphoria
3
Withdrawal Symptoms
2
Psychosis
2
Neurotoxicity
1
Paranoia
1
Seizures
1
Hallucinations
1
Brain Damage
1
Heart Attack
1
Vyv
Irritability
3
Headaches
2
Euphoria
2
Withdrawal Symptoms
2
Loss of Appetite
1
Nausea
1
Mood Swings
1
Dry Mouth
1
Tics
1
Paranoia
1
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Methamphetamine
Met
Vyvanse
Vyv
Addiction
Met
Vyv
10
0
Euphoria
Met
Vyv
3
2
Withdrawal Symptoms
Met
Vyv
2
2
Psychosis
Met
Vyv
2
0
Neurotoxicity
Met
Vyv
1
0
Paranoia
Met
Vyv
1
1
Seizures
Met
Vyv
1
0
Hallucinations
Met
Vyv
1
0
Brain Damage
Met
Vyv
1
0
Heart Attack
Met
Vyv
1
0
Irritability
Vyv
Met
3
0
Headaches
Vyv
Met
2
0
Euphoria
Vyv
Met
2
3
Withdrawal Symptoms
Vyv
Met
2
2
Loss of Appetite
Vyv
Met
1
0
Nausea
Vyv
Met
1
0
Mood Swings
Vyv
Met
1
0
Dry Mouth
Vyv
Met
1
0
Tics
Vyv
Met
1
0
Paranoia
Vyv
Met
1
1
Pregnancy Category (FDA) OpenClose all pregnancy categories
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a b c d x n
Category A
Adequate and well-controllted studies have failed to demonstrate a risk to the fetus in the first trimester of pregnancy (and there is no evidence of risk in later trimesters).
Category B
Animal reproduction studies have failed to demonstrate a risk to the fetus and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women.
Category C
Animal reproduction studies have shown an adverse effect on the fetus and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in humans, but potential benefits may warrant use of the drug in pregnant women despite potential risks.
Category D
There is positive evidence of human fetal risk based on adverse reaction data from investigational or marketing experience or studies in humans, but potential benefits may warrant use of the drug in pregnant women despite potential risks.
Category X
Studies in animals or humans have demonstrated fetal abnormalities and/or there is positive evidence of human fetal risk based on adverse reaction data from investigational or marketing experience, and the risks involved in use of the drug in pregnant women clearly outweigh potential benefits.
Category N
FDA has not classified the drug.
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C Category C
Before taking Methamphetamine 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.
Alcohol warning
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There may be a negative interaction between Methamphetamine and alcohol.
There may be a negative interaction between Vyvanse and alcohol.
Method of use
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Pill
Pill
Dosages
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Tablet: 5 mg, 10 mg, 15 mg
Capsule: 10 mg, 20 mg, 30 mg, 40 mg, 50 mg, 60 mg, 70 mg
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 Methamphetamine 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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