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nellie
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Wolfshades,

I’ve been taking 30mg of Vyvanse for a little over a year. I did try the holiday from medication for three weeks. When I started taking it again I definitely noticed a difference. To be honest often I feel I have a tolerance and it’s not working but if I don’t take it I am not as alert and there just isn’t the same motivation as while taking it

Compared to all of the other meds I find Vyvanse much more subtle – as if it’s just quietly working in the background :-)

I just started reading More Attention Less Deficit by Ari Tuckman ( which is available from Amazon via a link from the shop here).. In the section about medication he mentions that dosage effect is based on weight., the higher your weight the higher your required dose. So if there is a significant weight gain the dosage may not work as well. He says other reasons for a seeming loss of effectiveness is increased responsibility and therefor greater requirement of attention, or possibly stress or sleep deprivation. According to what he writes there is no tolerance development at normal dosages.

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