What is Vyvanse?

Lisdexamfetamine is commonly known by its brand name Vyvanse. The intended purpose of this drug is to treat attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD). Vyvanse works very similarly to the drug Adderall, as they are both used to treat ADHD. This popular drug is known to work wonders for both adults and also children suffering from this disorder. Additionally, it can also be prescribed to treat moderate to severe binge eating disorder in adults.

How does it work?

Vyvanse is a stimulant drug that targets the brain and central nervous system. Thus affecting the levels of chemicals in the brain and nerves that control hyperactivity and impulses. However, with such a strong chemical influence, Vyvanse is also known for as habit-forming. This poses Vyvanse as a strong risk for drug abuse if not taken properly.

Common side effects

  • Dry mouth
  • Loss of appetite and Weight loss
  • Insomnia
  • Dizziness
  • Nausea
  • Vomiting
  • Stomach pain
  • Diarrhea

Do not continue using Vyvanse if you experience these symptoms:

  • Chest Pain
  • Feeling light-headed
  • Hallucinations
  • Unexplained muscle pain
  • Numbness

Vyvanse Addiction Treatment

The Cove Center for Recovery’s’ team of qualified and caring addiction professionals provides effective treatment for all needs and levels of care for those receiving Vyvanse addiction treatment. We embrace a wide range of therapy including psychotherapy, solution-focused therapy, narrative therapy, expressive therapy, trauma therapy, cognitive therapy, and experiential therapy. These tools assist the addicted recovering individual find solutions for the problems associated with Vyvanse addiction.

Our treatment program allows the client to work through many emotional conflicts within the safe boundaries of our facility. Clients move through different levels of care and are assisted in developing living skills, interpersonal skills and relapse prevention skills. This philosophy promotes the provision of a secure, structured environment to address chemical dependency, inclusive of these difficulties while encouraging independence and self-esteem for the individual. The Cove setting is designed for our patients to allow room for exploration and meditation.