Has anyone found an optimal balance / tips & tricks consuming caffeine with Vyvanse 20/30mg?

I find coffee hard to give up but combining with Vyvanse almost over stimulates me even with small 20mg dosage.

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I started drinking decaf (you can even get that as beans now and quite decent ones) - so I don’t have to miss out on the taste but don’t get the anxiety


Will look into decaf beans. Game changer. Thanks.

A few things for me, while taking that

1. I always liked lighter cofee, maybe you know this but it has more cafine typically (I had no idea) , I drink medium or diluted medium blend seemed to help a little

2. Matcha tea- for some reason it has the caffeine but also theanine or whatever it’s called and has a calming effect. So I have 1/2 teaspoon of matcha in my coffee in morning and 1 in afternoon and am good and keeps the cofee goodness and the lil kick but is calming, prolly cause of the tea

I drink cofee black, and matcha the same way no milk, sugar etc

I wish. I gave up coffee for good two years ago because I just couldn't find a way to make it work. To this day I miss it so much, decaf is good, but it isn't quite the same to me. I was constantly overstimulated and irritable on top of it.

I know what you mean re decaf. I still buy decaf coffee because I love the taste but it feels like drinking a 0% alcohol beer 😂

I try to drink it at least an hour before my morning dose of stimulants or after lunch. If I take it too close to when I take my meds it will make me anxious. If I passed the window but still want coffee, I’ll have decaf or if I need proper caffeine I’ll have green tea or some kombucha.

I am still titrating at the moment so potentially to do with that?


I wasn't even able to drink coffee before I started taking it because I got too jittery, but I do enjoy decaf every now and then when I want the taste of coffee. I'm sure switching to decaf would help and you wouldn't have to give it up! :)

Lower the dose of Vyvanse? Or try switching to green tea perhaps?

I've since resorted to drinking tea. I've taken a liking to Rooibos and Hibiscus tea. If it isn't you cup of tea (ba dum tss) switch to decaf instead.

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