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Risperidone vs Vyvanse

Risperidone
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Vyvanse
Other name: Risperdal Risperdal
Other name: Lisdexamfetamine Lisdexamfetamine
Satisfaction Score
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2.7
Slightly Satisfied
Satisfaction Score
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2.9
Moderately Satisfied
Helpfulness
for ADHD
2.7
Concern level
3.5
Helpfulness
for ADHD
3.7
Concern level
3.2
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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
3
Withdrawal
3
Delusions
2
Drowsy
2
Weight Loss
2
Diabetes
1
Suicidal
1
Headaches
1
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Irritability
3
Addiction
3
Headaches
3
Euphoria
2
Withdrawal
2
Mood Swings
1
Nausea
1
Dry Mouth
1
Tics
1
Paranoia
1
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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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we put him on Vyvanse 30mg and Risperidone .5mg....
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" ...is High-functioning Autistic and ADHD. We began to have him evaluated partly because of his aggression, that would come in waves. After we got his diagnoses, we put him on Vyvanse 30mg and... "

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4. he is already on 100mg vyvanse, .5mg risperidone, 2 int...
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" ...my son was recently diagnosed with bp. hes been treated for ...he was 4. he is already on 100mg vyvanse, .5mg risperidone, 2 intuniv and 10mg dexadrine. His dr just started him on lamictal, today is... "

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, I tried a stimulant, vyvanse, which helped me a lot...
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" Initially, risperidone at low doses 1.0mg worked ...but then stopped working. Then, I tried a stimulant, vyvanse, which helped me a lot and ...and anxious and slowly the vyvanse stopped working for me... "

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lamotrogine and risperidone has been very helpful for me....
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" ...also on lamotrogine - 150 2xday, risperidone 2mg 2xday, halcion for sleep, vyvanse, and thyroid medication. I hate ...combination of lithium, lamotrogine and risperidone has been very helpful for me.... "

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for years and it caused a terrible weight gain which...
| www.circleofmoms.com
" My daughter (now 18) was on Risperidone for years and it caused a terrible weight gain which only increased her ...She has been on Abilify for a while now and it has helped a lot. Because she got a job... "

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He is currently on vyvanse and risperidone. Of course...
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" ...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... "

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was weight gain, he has grown 1/2 and inch and gain...
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" ...9 yrs old and is on Risperidone .25 mg twice daily ...a little more defiant though...Side effects, the one \"they\" were most concerned about with the Risperidone was weight gain, he has grown 1/2 and... "

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rder to treat a schizophrenic (Risperidone). Anyway, I hop...
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" ...medications such as Aderall and Vyvanse. I was also interested in ...but as a child I was prescribed with Vyvanse. A while back I ...medication in order to treat a schizophrenic (Risperidone). Anyway, I... "

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and he is now on 70mg of vyvanse and 25 mg of risperidone...
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" ...changes and he is now on 70mg of vyvanse and 25 mg of 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... "

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

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