Drug May Curb ‘ Sluggish ’ Thinking in Some Adults With ADHD
Lisdexamfetamine found to reduce symptoms of sluggish cognitive tempo in small group of adults with ADHD (Source: The Doctors Lounge - Psychiatry)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Psychiatry - July 2, 2021 Category: Psychiatry Tags: Pharmacy, Psychiatry, Journal, Source Type: news

Drug May Curb'Sluggish' Thinking in Some Adults With ADHD
THURSDAY, July 1, 2021 -- Lisdexamfetamine reduces symptoms of sluggish cognitive tempo (SCT) in adults with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), according to a study published online June 29 in the Journal of Clinical Psychiatry. In a... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - July 1, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Stimulant May Reduce'Sluggish Cognitive Tempo' in Adult ADHD Stimulant May Reduce'Sluggish Cognitive Tempo' in Adult ADHD
In addition to lower ADHD symptoms and better executive function, lisdexamfetamine is linked to reduced symptoms of sluggish cognitive tempo, new research suggests.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Neurology and Neurosurgery Headlines)
Source: Medscape Neurology and Neurosurgery Headlines - July 1, 2021 Category: Neurology Tags: Psychiatry News Source Type: news

Traumatic brain injury-related attention deficits in children: a controlled treatment trial with lisdexamfetamine dimesylate (Vyvanse) - Tramontana MG, Prokop JW, Williamson E, Duffie T, LaFever H.
This study was the first to examine the effects of lisdexamfetamine dimesylate (LDX, Vyvanse) in treating TBI-related attention deficits in... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 24, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Medical News Today: What are the differences between Strattera and Vyvanse?
This article discusses their effects, risks, how to take them, and how to choose between the two. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - August 1, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: ADHD / ADD Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Concerta vs. Vyvanse for ADHD
Concerta and Vyvanse are two stimulant medications that can help treat ADHD. In this article, learn about how they work, as well as their possible side effects. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - July 17, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: ADHD / ADD Source Type: news

Medical News Today: What is the link between Vyvanse and hypersexuality?
Vyvanse is a brand of amphetamine that doctors may prescribe for ADHD or binge eating disorder (BED). Some research links amphetamine use to hypersexuality, and both ADHD and BED may also affect sexual function. Learn more about the symptoms of hypersexuality and the effects of the drug here. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - June 27, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Sexual Health / STDs Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Vyvanse vs. Adderall: What to know
Vyvanse and Adderall are two drugs that treat ADHD. They have similar actions and side effects, but there are several differences. Learn more here. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - May 29, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: ADHD / ADD Source Type: news

FDA Approves First Medical Device To Treat ADHD In Children
(CNN) — The first medical device to treat childhood attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, or ADHD, was OK’d Friday by the US Food and Drug Administration. Designated for children ages 7 to 12 who are not currently on medication for the disorder, the device delivers a low-level electrical pulse to the parts of the brain responsible for ADHD symptoms. “This new device offers a safe, non-drug option for treatment of ADHD in pediatric patients through the use of mild nerve stimulation, a first of its kind,” Carlos Peña, director of the Division of Neurological and Physical Medicine Devices in the F...
Source: WBZ-TV - Breaking News, Weather and Sports for Boston, Worcester and New Hampshire - April 22, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Health – CBS Boston Tags: Health News CNN ADHD Source Type: news

Psychosis Risk Varies With ADHD Meds, Still Small
In the study, people who took amphetamines, like Adderall and Vyvanse, seemed to carry a relatively greater risk than the methylphenidates Ritalin and Concerta. (Source: WebMD Health)
Source: WebMD Health - March 21, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Which Drugs Work Best for ADHD? Large Study Zeroes in on Two
The researchers compared seven ADHD drugs -- amphetamines (including lisdexamfetamine), atomoxetine, bupropion, clonidine, guanfacine, methylphenidate and modafinil -- and a placebo over 12 weeks of treatment. (Source: WebMD Health)
Source: WebMD Health - August 8, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Coping with a Vyvanse crash
When Vyvanse starts to wear off, or when a person stops taking the medication suddenly, they may experience a Vyvanse crash. This ADHD medication can cause severe withdrawal symptoms such as fatigue or depression. In this article we look at methods a person can use to help cope with the symptoms of a Vyvanse crash. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - April 13, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: ADHD / ADD Source Type: news

The Drugs That Changed Our Minds by Lauren Slater – review
Twenty years after hailing antidepressants in her memoir Prozac Diary, a now jaded, sceptical Lauren Slater revisits the psychopharmacological industry – with uneven resultsInProzac Diary (1998), Lauren Slater wrote powerfully of the way fluoxetine had transformed her previously chaotic life. While the author recorded a handful of negative side-effects – a profound loss of libido, for instance – the reader was left with the sense that Prozac had pieced back together the shards of Slater’s existence. In some ways,The Drugs That Changed Our Minds is a sequel to that book. Slater is now in her mid-50s, recently divorc...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - April 1, 2018 Category: Science Authors: Alex Preston Tags: Autobiography and memoir Science and nature Books Medical research Depression Society Culture Source Type: news

Lisdexamfetamine Dimesylate Has Early Benefit in Binge Eating
Improvements in efficacy measures as early as week one favoring lisdexamfetamine dimesylate (Source: The Doctors Lounge - Psychiatry)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Psychiatry - August 4, 2017 Category: Psychiatry Tags: Pharmacy, Psychiatry, Journal, Source Type: news

Vyvanse vs. Strattera
Title: Vyvanse vs. StratteraCategory: MedicationsCreated: 2/23/2017 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 2/23/2017 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Medications General)
Source: MedicineNet Medications General - February 23, 2017 Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Source Type: news