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susu

783d

vyvanse or adderall.. that is the question

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    • Rodrigo

      782d

      I've tried Adderall IR, XR, and vyalvanse. Adderall worked great for years for me, but also gave me very bad anger issues and anxiety, but this couldve also been due to other circumstances in my life at the time. Vyvanse has been better for me, as the effects are slightly less overwhelming, not too physically overstimulating and overall better/longer focus. P.S I have also tried Ritalin xr and it also works well however it made me paranoid in the dark 🤷‍♂️

    • Rodrigo

      782d

      I've tried Adderall IR, XR, and vyalvanse. Adderall worked great for years for me, but also gave me very bad anger issues and anxiety, but this couldve also been due to other circumstances in my life at the time. Vyvanse has been better for me, as the effects are slightly less overwhelming, not too physically overstimulating and overall better/longer focus. P.S I have also tried Ritalin xr and it also works well however it made me paranoid in the dark 🤷‍♂️

    • punkyduck

      782d

      I'm use vyvanse, never been on adderall, my insurance covers it and I like that I only have to take it once a day

    • Ocean092

      782d

      I was on both and I prefer Adderall. Vyvance had way to many side effects for me

    • Smash

      783d

      I was on both! Vyvanse was too long lasting and messed with my sleep schedule. I just switched to adderall and I love it! I like it much better than the vyvanse. But that’s just personal opinion!

    • Kobi

      783d

      Look it up on google they have a whole thing for people who can’t get it either for not having insurance or where their insurance denies it^

    • Kobi

      783d

      If your insurance won’t cover vyvanse. If you send the vyvanse company the rejection letter they will cover it for free. The company is called shires I think.

    • tragicclownfish

      783d

      personally vyvanse feels more like maintenance in the way that it’ll help you keep up with your daily life and brings you to a “normal” function level and adderall is more stimulating and gives you an extra boost above where vyvanse does, but keep in mind i’ve only ever used short acting adderall

    • Mz.Hyde

      783d

      @sprite thankfully I’m seeing Her tomorrow so maybe I could ask her

    • sprite

      783d

      i have medicaid too and my psych was able to get it covered for me with no problem! might be worth a shot if you think vyvanse would be better, you shouldn’t have to do anything but ask your psych to call.

    • Mz.Hyde

      783d

      @sprite my psychiatrist offered to call them but I figured it wasn’t worth it bc I feel like Medicaid won’t listen anyways so I feel like it would be a waste of time so she just gave me a generic for adderall and apparently that was covered

    • sprite

      783d

      @Mz.Hyde: have you asked your insurance why they won’t cover it? some insurance companies require you to try a couple other medications like adderall and ritalin first, but will cover vyvanse if your doctor sends a letter or calls them saying the other meds didn’t work. i don’t know if that applies to you but if you haven’t spoken to them directly it might be worth seeing :)

    • Mz.Hyde

      783d

      My psychiatrist tried to request vyvanse for for me but my insurance won’t cover it and it’s too much money so I’m stuck with adderall

    • sprite

      783d

      i much prefer vyvanse but it depends on your situation. instant-release adderall only lasts for a few hours and usually feels a bit more powerful, so it’s good for people who need to get through their work day but don’t need to be medicated once they’re home. vyvanse lasts fourteen hours so it’s a totally different experience. i take vyvanse because i need stimulants to function at all, so i need something that will last up until bedtime. and, of course, everyone’s brains react differently to different medications. i’ve never taken extended-release adderall so i can’t speak on that one.

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