15 patient evaluations for Lisdexamfetamine

Jul 1, 2014 (Started Nov 14, 2014)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for problems concentrating)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder)
  • Side effects
    Moderate
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    A little hard to take

  • 0 helpful marks

Jun 9, 2014 (Started Jun 01, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder)
  • Side effects
    Mild (binge eating episodes, decreased appetite)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 100 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: decreased appetite, binge eating episodes

Apr 6, 2011 (Started Jun 01, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder)
  • Side effects
    Mild (binge eating episodes, decreased appetite)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 100 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: I experience a calmness. I feel my brain is slowed down, I can organize the files in my head. I focus and concentrate for longer periods of time (but still desire more on-task behavior.) The only side effect I have found is the lack of appetite all day and a ravenous hunger at night when med is wearing off. Resulted in a little weight gain. An additional perk is that this med gives me energy, and a sense of well being about myself that isn't there without it. Note: this is the only ADHD med I have tried. I am satisfied with the efficacy.
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: decreased appetite, binge eating episodes

Oct 25, 2010 (Started Jun 01, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 100 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: This medication calms me and helps me slow down and organize my mind. I also experience a feeling of well-being. Lost weight initially but the med no longer decreases my appetite. I take it in the morning as it has a 12hr. duration.
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: decreased appetite, binge eating episodes

Oct 24, 2009 (Started Jun 01, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder)
  • Side effects
    Mild (binge eating episodes, decreased appetite)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 100 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: Efficacy: helpful in calming down, reduces "noise" in brain, organizes thoughts. Increased action vs apathy, sense of well-being Taken once daily in the morning, (the earliest possible to avoid increased insomnia)
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: decreased appetite, binge eating episodes

Jul 26, 2009 (Started Jun 01, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 70 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: decreased appetite, binge eating episodes

  • 2 helpful marks

Jan 23, 2014 (Started Sep 28, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder)
  • Side effects
    Mild (tachycardia (fast heart rate))
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: 40 mg Daily
Cost: $25-49 monthly
Side effects: tachycardia (fast heart rate)

Nov 30, 2011 (Started Sep 28, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder)
  • Side effects
    Mild (tachycardia (fast heart rate))
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 40 mg Daily
Cost: $25-49 monthly
Side effects: tachycardia (fast heart rate)

May 5, 2011 (Started Sep 28, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder)
  • Side effects
    Moderate (tachycardia (fast heart rate))
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: 50 mg Daily
Cost: $25-49 monthly
Side effects: tachycardia (fast heart rate)

  • 1 helpful mark
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