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Review: Risperidone and Intuniv

This review analyzes the effectiveness and drug interactions between Risperidone and Intuniv. It is created by eHealthMe based on 141 people who take the drugs. The review uses reports from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.

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On Apr, 5, 2014: 141 people who reported to have interactions when taking Risperidone, Intuniv are studied

Trend of Risperidone, Intuniv's drug interactions, side effects and effectiveness reports (5525353)

Drug combinations in study:
- Risperidone (risperidone)
- Intuniv (guanfacine hydrochloride)

eHealthMe real world results:

Most common interactions experienced by people in the use of Risperidone, Intuniv:

(click on each outcome to view in-depth analysis, incl. how people recovered)
InteractionNumber of reports
Aggression69
Weight Increased43
Somnolence (a state of near-sleep, a strong desire for sleep)40
Physical Assault32
Drug Ineffective30
Convulsion (muscles contract and relax rapidly and repeatedly, resulting in an uncontrolled shaking of the body)30
Abnormal Behaviour28
Product Quality Issue24
Agitation (state of anxiety or nervous excitement)18
Accidental Exposure18

Most common interactions experienced by people in long term use of Risperidone, Intuniv:

(click on each outcome to view in-depth analysis, incl. how people recovered)
InteractionNumber of reports
Suicidal Ideation10
Hallucination, Visual (seeing things that aren't there)8
Homicidal Ideation (thoughts about human killing another human)8
Aggression6
Weight Increased5
Pain4
Off Label Use4
Agitation (state of anxiety or nervous excitement)4
Autism (mental condition in which fantasy dominates over reality, as a symptom of schizophrenia and other disorders)4
Pancreatitis Acute (sudden inflammation of pancreas)4

How effective are the drugs:

not at allsomewhatmoderatehighvery high
Risperidone0.00%16.67%33.33%16.67%33.33%
Intuniv14.29%14.29%57.14%14.29%0.00%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder
  2. Autism
  3. Bipolar disorder
  4. Tourette's disorder
  5. Adhd

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Risperdal
  2. Seroquel
  3. Tenex
  4. Depakote
  5. Ritalin

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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On eHealthMe, Risperidone (risperidone) is often used to treat bipolar disorder. Intuniv (guanfacine hydrochloride) is often used to treat attention deficit hyperactivity disorder. Find out below the conditions the drugs are used for, how effective they are, and any alternative drugs that you can use to treat those same conditions.

What is the drug used for and how effective is it:

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  • From this study (1 year ago):

  • my son is 10 yrs. old and is having visual and auditory hallucinations that are very real to him, could this be from the medication he is using or something else, he has PTSD, is aspergers and pervasive developmental disorder.

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    dvd143 on Jan, 8, 2013:

    My son is 9 years old and has been using Tenex for a month. He has complained of a fever feeling and is unable to remain asleep and instead awakens several times during the night with hallucinations and nightmares.

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