Finding the right dosage on Vyvanse

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I was prescribed adderall 20mg for 5 years. However, within the last year it started to really hurt my stomach. So my doctor recently switched me to vyvanse.

I started off at 20mg and that did almost nothing for me. So she upped me to 40mg. I noticed it worked a little better but not nearly what I needed. I looked up on the vyvanse website about titration using water to find the right dosage. I have been playing around with this to see what dosage actually works for me.

I found that taking 60mg all at once was too much for me. But it turns out the 40mg works perfectly, only after I've taken 20mg dose a few hours prior. Is this normal that in order for vyvanse to work I must take a second round a few hours later? Anyone have any insight or explanation would be appreciated. How should I ask my doctor about prescribing me for this? 

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