All about Vyvanse

All about Vyvanse

Vyvanse known by its chemical name lisdexamfetamine dimesylate is a prescription drug most often used to treat the neurological disorder ADHD, which is an abbreviation for the self-explanatory attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, in kids of ages 6 to 12 years old and occasionally in adults.

Vyvanse is a powerful prodrug known as a psychostimulant, belonging to the chemical classes of drugs amphetamine and phenethylamine. Its chemical compound is basically composed of the substance dextroamphetamine with the essential amino acid L-lysine added to it.

It is not one hundred percent certain how Vyvanse is able to improve symptoms of ADHD in its user, although the current theory is that it blocks the norepinephrine also known as noradrenaline and dopamine from spreading into the presynaptic neuron so the noradrenaline and dopamine neurons can be spread more effectively into other more important parts of the brain, and increase their availability in the extraneuronal space.

Vyvanse is often compared to competing ADHD medications, such as Adderall or Concerta. The drug has been clinically proven to be less addictive and have less negative side effects than competitors. However in a small percentage of users the drug it has been proven to be less effective in treating ADHD. Check here if you have got Vyvanse high.

Although Vyvanse has been proven to be less addictive than Adderall or Concerta it still has a small risk potential for abuse. A small potential of the drug’s users report experiencing common mild side effects such as discomfort, erectile dysfunction, dizziness, nausea, anxiety, diarrhea, vomiting, headache, insomnia, weight loss, irritability, cold hands or feet, rapid heartbeat, fever, blurred vision, and seizures.