Description and Brand Names

Drug information provided by: IBM Micromedex

US Brand Name

  1. Vyvanse

Descriptions


Lisdexamfetamine dimesylate is used to treat attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) in adults and children 6 years of age and older. This medicine is also used to treat moderate to severe binge eating disorder (BED). It belongs to the group of medicines called central nervous system (CNS) stimulants.

Lisdexamfetamine dimesylate increases attention and decreases restlessness in children and adults who are overactive, cannot concentrate for very long, or are easily distracted and impulsive. This medicine is used as part of a total treatment program that also includes social, educational, and psychological treatment.

This medicine is available only with your doctor's prescription.

This product is available in the following dosage forms:

  • Capsule
  • Tablet, Chewable

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