I have taken Vyvanse for 2 years and have had my dose raised a few times. I started with a 40mg dose and I'm now at a 100mg dose. I find myself wanting to stop taking it, but I have failed twice at that. It is easy for me to take extra doses and I feel I'm addicted to it. How does a person quit taking it? Weaning myself off is not an option.
Vyvanse is an amphetamine - if you are at 100mg, I definitely would not double the dose. You should feel your heart racing when you do. If you want to get off of it you definitely should not be doubling it. It is addictive, therefore if you REALLY want to stop taking it, talk with your doctor to SLOWLY decrease the amount. You can't go cold turkey, you'll just end up right back on it. Good luck!
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