Risperidone vs Vyvanse

Risperidone
(Rx)
Vyvanse
(Rx)
Risperidone is a bipolar medication and a psychosis medication.
Vyvanse is an ADHD medication.
Satisfaction Score
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3.2
Moderately Satisfied
Satisfaction Score
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3.6
Moderately Satisfied
Helpfulness
for ADHD
2.3
Concern level
2.0
Helpfulness
for ADHD
2.7
Concern level
1.7
Approval Date
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June 30, 2008
February 23, 2007
Number of discussions around the web Number of discussions + -
29,635 Discussions
67,793 Discussions
Taken For
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Condition
Number of posts
#1 for Anxiety
#2 for Depression
#3 for Psychosis
#5 for Schizophrenia
#6 for ADHD
#7 for OCD
#8 for Anger
#9 for Paranoia
#10 for Hallucinations
#11 for Autism
#12 for Mania
#13 for Aggression
#14 for Rage
#15 for Tics
Risperidone is prescribed for Anxiety, Depression, Psychosis, Bipolar Disorder, Schizophrenia, Anger, Hallucinations, Autism and Mania and is mostly mentioned together with these indications. Our data suggest that it is taken for ADHD, OCD and Paranoia, although it is not approved for these conditions.
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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Ris
Weight Gain
10
Tiredness
4
Weight Loss
2
Diabetes
1
Suicidal behavior
1
Headaches
1
Seizures
1
Suicide
1
Sexual Dysfunction
1
Weakness
1
Vyv
Irritability
3
Headaches
2
Euphoria
2
Withdrawal Symptoms
2
Loss of Appetite
2
Nausea
1
Mood Swings
1
Dry Mouth
1
Tics
1
Paranoia
1
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Weight Gain
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10
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Tiredness
Ris
Vyv
4
0
Weight Loss
Ris
Vyv
2
0
Diabetes
Ris
Vyv
1
0
Suicidal behavior
Ris
Vyv
1
0
Headaches
Ris
Vyv
1
2
Seizures
Ris
Vyv
1
0
Suicide
Ris
Vyv
1
0
Sexual Dysfunction
Ris
Vyv
1
0
Weakness
Ris
Vyv
1
0
Irritability
Vyv
Ris
3
0
Headaches
Vyv
Ris
2
1
Euphoria
Vyv
Ris
2
0
Withdrawal Symptoms
Vyv
Ris
2
0
Loss of Appetite
Vyv
Ris
2
0
Nausea
Vyv
Ris
1
0
Mood Swings
Vyv
Ris
1
0
Dry Mouth
Vyv
Ris
1
0
Tics
Vyv
Ris
1
0
Paranoia
Vyv
Ris
1
0
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 Risperidone 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 Risperidone 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: 0.25 mg, 0.5 mg, 1 mg, 2 mg, 3 mg, 4 mg
Solution: 1 mg/mL
Syringe: 1 mg/mL
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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Risperidone
Lisdexamfetamine Dimesylate
Drug Interactions
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Interaction between Risperidone 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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