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Q: What is the drug Vyvanse used for?

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There are two approved Vyvanse uses. The first is using Vyvanse for ADHD (attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder) treatment. The other is for treating moderate-to-severe binge eating disorder. Vyvanse is a central nervous system stimulant similar to other ADHD medicines. The generic name is lisdexamfetamine.

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  1. Lisdexamfetamine. U.S. National Library of Medicine. https://medlineplus.gov/druginfo/meds/a607047.html
  2. Vyvanse Prescribing Information. Drugs.com. https://www.drugs.com/pro/vyvanse.html#s-34076-0