Lisdexamfetamine Pharmacology Podcast

On this podcast episode, I discuss lisdexamfetamine (Vyvanse) pharmacology, adverse effects, drug interactions, and much more.

Lisdexamfetamine is a stimulant medication that is used in the management of ADHD.

Stimulants like lisdexamfetamine can increase heart rate, raise blood pressure, and suppress appetite.

Lisdexamfetamine is a schedule 2 controlled substance and has a high potential for abuse and dependence.

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Methylphenidate Pharmacology

Methylphenidate has an FDA approved indication for ADHD. In this podcast episode, I cover the pharmacology, adverse effects, kinetics, and drug interaction.

Because methylphenidate has stimulant type effects, it can raise blood pressure and heart rate.

Weight, blood pressure, and pulse are important monitoring parameters in patients taking a stimulant type medication like methylphenidate.

There are numerous dosage forms of methylphenidate which can help accommodate many different patients’ needs.

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