Street Names For Vyvanse

Medically Reviewed by Johnelle Smith, M.D. on April 26, 2021

Vyvanse is a prescription stimulant drug that can be misused for its effects. People who illegally sell or misuse Vyvanse may refer to it by a street name or slang term.

Vyvanse Street Names

Vyvanse is the brand name for lisdexamfetamine, a prescription stimulant drug. When taken, it can improve concentration, reduce appetite, and increase focus.

Vyvanse is prescribed for adults and children with ADHD, or sometimes to treat binge eating disorder due to its appetite suppressant effects.

However, some people misuse Vyvanse for its stimulant effects and may buy it on the streets illegally without a prescription. When they do, they may use a number of street names.

Popular Street Names For Vyvanse

People who misuse Vyvanse or sell it to others without a prescription may refer to Vyvanse by street names commonly used to refer to other stimulants.

Street names for Vyvanse can include:

  • uppers
  • speed
  • pick-me-ups
  • crosses
  • hearts

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Names specifically used to refer to Vyvanse sold on the street are unknown. It’s typically referred to as Vyvanse or by a name also used for other amphetamines, like Adderall.

Is Vyvanse Illegal?

Vyvanse can be legally prescribed by a psychiatrist or physician for approved medical purposes. It is illegal, however, to sell Vyvanse to those without a prescription.

Finding Treatment For Vyvanse Abuse And Addiction

Getting off Vyvanse can be difficult if you’ve become addicted to it physically or psychologically.

If you or someone you know is abusing Vyvanse, we can help you find a treatment program that’s right for you.

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