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Some precautions and warnings with lisdexamfetamine include being aware of potential increases in blood pressure and the danger of becoming addicted to the drug. Lisdexamfetamine is not suitable for everyone. Prior to taking lisdexamfetamine, be sure to tell your healthcare provider about any medical conditions you have, as well as any medications you are taking (including non-prescription medications, vitamins, and herbal supplements).

Lisdexamfetamine: What Should I Tell My Healthcare Provider?

You should talk with your healthcare provider prior to taking lisdexamfetamine dimesylate (Vyvanse™) if you have:
 
Also, let your healthcare provider know if you are:
 
  • Pregnant or thinking of becoming pregnant
  • Breastfeeding.
     
Make sure to also tell your healthcare provider about all of the medicines you take, including prescription and non-prescription medicines, vitamins, and herbal supplements.
 
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