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Snorting Vyvanse

Can you Snort Vyvanse? Vyvanse is the brand name of a medication prescribed to treat attention-deficit/ hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) and binge eating disorder (BED). This substance is a central nervous system (CNS) stimulant that interacts with several neurotransmitter systems in the brain. It will boost alertness, attention levels, and energy in those who consume it. This substance is similar to other prescription stimulants such as Adderall and Ritalin. Vyvanse is a prodrug stimulant, which means it is inactive until it is metabolized in the body. Here’s how this works: Vyvanse is comprised of lisdexamfetamine dimesylate which—unlike many other stimulants—becomes active only after being chemically modified by enzymes in the bloodstream. When metabolized, the lisdexamfetamine in Vyvanse is converted to dextroamphetamine (a potent stimulant) and l-lysine (a natural amino acid). By requiring enzymatic conversion to the active prodrug once it has been absorbed into the blood from the GI tract, Vyvanse offers a completely different method of time-release compared to other stimulants. Rather than relying on special coatings to slow the effects, Vyvanse achieves its results due to its slow, enzymatic-controlled rise in the concentration of active drugs in the blood.  This unique feature and resulting lack of a quick onset “high” could deter attempts to abuse the…