By prescription only.

ADHD = Attention-Deficit/
Hyperactivity Disorder

Vyvanse® for ADHD in adults

"I told my doctor that managing my ADHD symptoms was important to me. That's when he told me about Adderall."

- Courtney, a real ADHD patient treated with Adderall

Could Adderall be right to treat your ADHD?

10+ Years and Millions of Lives Treated with Vyvanse® New patients from June 2007 through June 2016 for all approved indications.
Chapman, a real ADHD patient treated with Vyvanse®.

Chapman,
a real ADHD patient treated with Adderall

Adderall is proven to help control ADHD in adults

It is used to treat attention deficit problems with hyperactivity. It is used to treat narcolepsy. It may be given to you for other reasons. Talk with the doctor.

Get a doctor's consultation and get a prescription

When my doctor told me I have ADHD, I was relieved. My symptoms are caused by a real medical disorder – and it’s treatable. Adderall has been an important part of my ADHD management plan, but that’s just me.

Ask your doctor and do what’s right for you.  

Individual results may vary.

Alyssa, a real ADHD patient treated with Vyvanse®.

Alyssa,
a real ADHD patient treated with Adderall

How to Take Adderall

Learn How to Take Vyvanse®

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Use Adderall as ordered by your doctor. Read all information given to you. Follow all instructions closely. Take with or without food. Take last dose of the day at least 4 hours before bedtime.

Your doctor is able to help you pick the administration option that’s right for you. You may talk with your doctor at San Francisco clinic offline or take a consultation anywhere in California remotely via telehealth.

Talk to a doctor personally

Using Adderall responsibly

  • Store your medicine in a safe place, like a locked cabinet.
  • Do not give Adderall to other people, even if they have the same condition. It may harm them. Do not throw away unused Adderall in your household trash as it may harm other people or animals. Ask your doctor or pharmacist about a medicine take-back program in your community.

Finding the right Adderall (Dextroamphetamine and Amphetamine Tablets) dose

Your doctor will determine the starting Adderall dose and when to make adjustments (a process called titration).

What do i do if i miss a dose?

Take a missed dose as soon as you think about it. If it is close to the time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and go back to your normal time. Do not take 2 doses at the same time or extra doses.

How do I store and/or throw out this drug?

Store at room temperature. Protect from light. Store in a dry place. Do not store in a bathroom. Keep all drugs in a safe place. Keep all drugs out of the reach of children and pets. Throw away unused or expired drugs. Do not flush down a toilet or pour down a drain unless you are told to do so. Check with your pharmacist if you have questions about the best way to throw out drugs. There may be drug take-back programs in your area.

Talking with your doctor

Talk with Your Doctor About Vyvanse® for ADHD in Adults

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It all starts with an open and honest conversation.

Talk to a doctor personally

ADHD symptoms in adults

Learn the Core Symptoms of ADHD in Adults

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Learn how the core symptoms of Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) might look in adults and ask your doctor any questions you might have. Remember, only a doctor or other healthcare provider can diagnose ADHD.

ADHD symptom list

3 Core Symptoms of ADHD

1 Inattention

2 Impulsivity

3 Hyperactivity

This list is an overview of what these symptoms may look like in adults. It is not a diagnostic tool.

  • Often makes careless mistakes and lacks attention to details
    Examples: overlooking or missing details or handing in work that is inaccurate
  • Often has difficulty paying attention to tasks
    Example: difficulty remaining focused during lectures, conversations, or lengthy readings
  • Often seems to not listen when spoken to directly
    Example: mind seems elsewhere, even in the absence of obvious distraction
  • Often fails to follow through on instructions, chores, or duties in the workplace
    Example: starts tasks but quickly loses focus and is easily sidetracked
  • Often has difficulty organizing tasks and activities
    Examples: messy, disorganized work; poor time management; fails to meet deadlines
  • Often avoids, dislikes, or is reluctant to participate in tasks requiring sustained mental effort, like preparing reports, completing forms, or reviewing lengthy papers
  • Often loses things like tools, wallets, keys, paperwork, eyeglasses, and mobile phones
  • Often easily distracted by other things, including unrelated thoughts
  • Often forgetful in daily activities, such as running errands, returning calls, paying bills, and keeping appointments
Tell Your Doctor How ADHD Symptoms Affect You

Symptoms sound familiar?

Tell your doctor about your symptoms and how they are impacting your world.

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