No. Vyvanse (lisdexamfetamine) is metabolized into dextroamphetamine, a stimulant. Like a narcotic, potential for drug abuse/dependency exists and it is a class II controlled substance. However, vyvanse is NOT a narcotic. A narcotic refers to opiates or opioids (e.g., heroin, morphine, codeine). Vyvanse is an amphetamine.
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Yes. Vyvanse is a controlled substance in most countries in the world. Vyvanse is a pro-drug of dextroamphetamine. Dextroamphetamine has valid medical uses (such as ADHD, narcolepsy) but carries a risk of addiction and psychological dependence. For this reason, it is illegal to obtain or use Vyvanse without a prescription from a doctor.
Vyvanse is lisdexamfetamine. It is a single enantiomer amphetamine formulation that is a prodrug which is a drug that is itself inactive but is metabolized into an active substance. lisdexamphetamine is converted into Dextroamphetamine a stereoisomer of amphetamine. So it is essentially Dextroamphetamine.
Yes it it is. This ADHD medication does act the same way as caffeine. Vyvanse is a prescription drug to help you focus and to curve behavior problems.
Vyvanse is Dextroamphetamine (a stimulant) coupled L-lysine (an amino acid). Which is known as Lisdexamfetamine.
Vyvanse or lisdexamfetimine is a psycho-stimulant and a member of the amphetimine family.
Vyvanse. Stimulant. Abused a lot.
No; Vyvanse contains the prodrug lisdexamfetamine which is dextroamphetamine. Dextroamphetamine is classified as a stimulant and is not chemically related in action or structure to opiates.
Yes it is classified as a class 2 stimulant in the us
No, Ritalin is a stimulant such as Adderall, Vyvanse.. etc.
Vyvanse will stay in your system over 24 hours, since it is a stimulant so it doesn't accumulates over time.
effexor is an anti-depressent. vyvanse is a stimulant. look up side effects of these two categories of drugs for your answer.
Physically it would most likely be safe. The thing to be aware of is hypertension/increased heart rate. To be on the safe side I would not combine the two.
No. Vyvanse is the brand name for lisexamfetamine which is a prodrug of amphetamine. Vyvanse is created in a way that it is not possible to inject or snort the drug to produce a high which makes it less abusable. Amphetamine works on norepinephrine and dopamine receptors, while SSRI's work on serotonin.
Vyvanse is a central nervous stimulant; it can cause high blood pressure in some individuals and blurred vision is a symptom of dangerously high blood pressure. Discontinue use and consult a medical professional as soon as possible.Other non-stimulant drugs could be used. See related questions.
Yes, Vicodin contains hydrocodone, which is an opiate, mixed with acetaminophen (Tylenol).