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Drug Interactions

Lisdexamfetamine can potentially interact with a number of other medicines (see Drug Interactions With Lisdexamfetamine to learn more).

What If I Overdose on Lisdexamfetamine?

People who take too much lisdexamfetamine may have overdose symptoms that could include the following:
  • Restlessness
  • Shakiness (tremors)
  • Overactive reflexes
  • Fast breathing
  • Confusion
  • Hallucinations
  • Panic
  • Fever
  • Muscle pain
  • An irregular heart rhythm (arrhythmia).
If you happen to overdose on this drug, seek immediate medical attention.
(Click Vyvanse Overdose for more information.)

How Should Lisdexamfetamine Be Stored?

Lisdexamfetamine should be stored at room temperature, away from moisture or heat. The capsules should be kept in an airtight container.
Keep this and all medications out of the reach of children.

What Should I Do If I Miss a Dose?

If you do not take your lisdexamfetamine as scheduled, take it as soon as you remember in the morning. If you do not remember until the afternoon, skip the dose; taking lisdexamfetamine after morning can cause trouble sleeping at night. Do not take a double dose.

Who Makes Lisdexamfetamine?

Lisdexamfetamine is manufactured by Shire US.

Available Strengths

Lisdexamfetamine capsules are available in the following strengths:
  • Lisdexamfetamine 20 mg
  • Lisdexamfetamine 30 mg
  • Lisdexamfetamine 40 mg
  • Lisdexamfetamine 50 mg
  • Lisdexamfetamine 60 mg
  • Lisdexamfetamine 70 mg.
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