The Food and Drug Administration has approved the first generics of Vyvanse (lisdexamfetamine dimesylate) capsules and chewable tablets.

Lisdexamfetamine dimesylate capsules and chewable tablets are indicated for attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) in patients 6 years of age and older, and for moderate to severe binge-eating disorder (BED) in adults.

The approvals were granted to various manufacturers. Like the brand, the prescribing information for lisdexamfetamine dimesylate capsules and chewable tablets contains a Boxed Warning informing health care providers and patients about the potential risk of abuse and dependence. 

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US Food and Drug Administration. FDA approves multiple generics of ADHD and BED treatment. News release. Accessed August 28, 2023.

This article originally appeared on MPR