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Allison Russo

This reply was originally posted by user adhdmomma in ADDitude’s now-retired community.

Yes, Vyvanse can be opened and sprinkled, but shouldn’t be chewed, so be sure you sprinkle it on something that he will just swallow. Check with the prescribing doctor for their advice.

A straw can be helpful to learn to swallow pills, and more tricks here:

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