Desired Effects:Similar to amphetamine & dexamphetamine: alertness, energy, euphoria, improved concentration and enhanced performance.
Side Effects:Lisdexamfetamine has the potential to replicate the physical and social harms associated with amphetamines and can include insomnia, dizziness, headaches, rapid heartbeat and hypertension, diarrhoea & nausea.
Long term risks:Sleeping problems, anxiety, psychological dependence.
Short term risks:Anorexia, convulsions, heart attacks, stroke and death have been reported.
Parents & other relatives
Drug agencies also provide lots of advice and support to parents of people using these drugs. Many street agencies can provide relative support groups or counselling for family members, partners etc...