Lisdexamfetamine is a central nervous system stimulant. It affects chemicals in the brain and nerves that contribute to hyperactivity and impulse control.It is thought to work by restoring the balance of certain natural chemicals (neurotransmitters) in the brain.This medication is not recommended for use for weight loss due to the risk of serious side effects.


LISDEXAMFETAMINE DIMESYLATE is generally used to treat: Attention Deficit Hyperactivity, Binge-Eating Disorder
LISDEXAMFETAMINE DIMESYLATE can address symptoms like: Hyperactive Behavior, Restless Or Irritability, Short Attention Span, Impulsive Behavior, Repeats Phrases, Anxiety, Forgetfulness, Mood Swings, Difficulty Learning New Things

Frequently Asked Questions

Q: Is it safe on my liver?
A: Check with your Doctor first

Q: Is it safe on my kidney?
A: Check with your Doctor first

Q: Can I take it with alcohol?
A: Not Safe

Q: Is it safe for children?
A: Ask your doctor

Q: Can it be taken during pregnancy?
A: Not enough studies to prove Risk – Ask your Doctor

Q: Is it safe to take for someone breastfeeding?
A: Not Safe

How Do I Take It?

Route of Administration: Oral


  • Do not use lisdexamfetamine if you have used an MAO inhibitor in the past 14 days.
  • You should not use lisdexamfetamine if you are allergic to it.
  • Follow all directions on your prescription label. Your doctor may occasionally change your dose. Do not take this medicine in larger or smaller amounts or for longer than recommended.
  • Lisdexamfetamine may be habit-forming. Never share lisdexamfetamine with another person, especially someone with a history of drug abuse or addiction.
  • Take lisdexamfetamine with or without food, first thing in the morning.
  • The chewable tablet must be chewed before you swallow it.
  • Do not crush, chew, break, or divide a lisdexamfetamine capsule. Swallow it whole.
  • To make swallowing easier, you may open the lisdexamfetamine capsule and sprinkle the medicine into a glass of water or orange juice, or mix it with yogurt. After the medicine has dissolved, drink or eat the mixture right away. Do not save for later use.
  • Do not take extra medicine to make up the missed dose.
  • Lisdexamfetamine may impair your thinking or reactions. Be careful if you drive or do anything that requires you to be alert.

Symptoms of Overdosage

LISDEXAMFETAMINE DIMESYLATE over-dosage can result in: Restless Or Irritability, Rapid Breathing, Dark Colored (brown) Urine, Depressed Mood, Fatigue (tiredness), Abdomen Stomach Cramps, Eyes Blurred Vision, Confusion, Dizziness, Muscle Stiffness, Seizures (uncontrollable Jerking Of Limbs), Hands Shaking, Legs Shaking, Hallucinations, Body Excessive Sweating, Irregular Heartbeat

Common Side-Effects

LISDEXAMFETAMINE DIMESYLATE : Diarrhoea, Depersonalization Disorder, Dry Mouth, Loss Of Appetite, Weight Loss (unintentional), Difficulty Sleeping, Rapid Heart Rate (pulse), Nausea, Vomit, Abdomen Pain, Dizziness, Anxiety, Constipation, Excessive Crying, Mood Swings, Drowsiness

Serious Side-Effects

LISDEXAMFETAMINE DIMESYLATE : Seizure, Psychosis, Depression, Decreased Appetite, Upper Abdomen Pain, Eyes Blurred Vision, Irregular Heartbeat, Unusual Behavior, Hallucinations, Shortness Of Breath, Chest Pain, Slurred Speech, Sudden Numbness Or Weakness On One Side Of Body, Confusion, Eyes Change In Vision

Rare Side-Effects

LISDEXAMFETAMINE DIMESYLATE : Serotonin Syndrome, Fever, Agitation, Loss Of Coordination, Rapid Heart Rate (pulse), Hallucinations, Difficulty Breathing

Technical Classification


Storage Conditions

Room Temperature (Between 15 To 25 C)

Available Alternatives

What are the other drugs with similar Ingredients?