What is Vyvanse?
Vyvanse is the shelf or brand name of the drug lisdexamfetamine. The intended purpose of Vyvanse is to treat attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD). This popular drug is known to work wonders for both adults and children suffering from ADHD disorder. Vyvanse works very similarly to the drug Adderall, used to also treat ADHD and Narcolepsy. Additionally, Vyvanse can also be prescribed to treat moderate to severe binge eating disorder in adults.
How does it work?
As a stimulant Vyvanse targets the brain and central nervous system. Thus affecting the chemicals in the brain and nerves that are known to control hyperactivity and impulses. However, due to its strong chemical influence, Vyvanse is habit-forming and poses a strong risk for drug abuse if not taken properly.
Common side effects
- Dry mouth
- Loss of appetite and Weight loss
- Stomach pain
Do not continue using Vyvanse if you experience these symptoms:
- Chest Pain
- Feeling light-headed
- Unexplained muscle pain
Vyvanse Addiction Treatment
Inspirations for Youth and Families prides itself on creating individualized treatment plans for each teen. Furthermore, every teen is evaluated and assessed for their needs to create a treatment plan specific to their addiction. In addition, to their individual plans teens can choose from an array of therapeutic options. As a result, teens get to be fully involved in their treatment every step of the way.
Inspirations team of qualified and caring teen addiction professionals provides effective treatment for all needs and levels of care for those receiving Vyvanse addiction treatment. For this reason, Inspirations combines motivational exercises with the accountability concepts to teach teens responsibility. It emphasizes respect for family, authority, and others. Additionally, we engage our teens in team work assignments to promote working with others in productive and healthy ways.