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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 reports of 177 people who take the same drugs from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.

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What are the drugs

Risperidone (latest outcomes from 14,312 users) has active ingredients of risperidone. It is often used in bipolar disorder.

Intuniv (latest outcomes from 820 users) has active ingredients of guanfacine hydrochloride. It is often used in attention deficit hyperactivity disorder.

On Sep, 15, 2014: 177 people who take Risperidone, Intuniv are studied

Risperidone, Intuniv outcomes

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

Drug effectiveness over time :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ yearsnot specified
Risperidone is effective0.00%
(0 of 2 people)
0.00%
(0 of 2 people)
50.00%
(2 of 4 people)
20.00%
(1 of 5 people)
30.00%
(3 of 10 people)
75.00%
(3 of 4 people)
n/an/a
Intuniv is effective33.33%
(1 of 3 people)
25.00%
(1 of 4 people)
0.00%
(0 of 3 people)
0.00%
(0 of 6 people)
12.50%
(1 of 8 people)
100.00%
(1 of 1 people)
n/an/a

Most common drug interactions over time * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ yearsnot specified
MalaiseHomicidal IdeationAggressionSuicidal IdeationPancreatitis AcuteTardive Dyskinesian/aAggression
Accidental ExposureEye PainSuicidal IdeationHallucination, VisualHypotensionCoughWeight Increased
Physical AssaultConvulsionAgitationHomicidal IdeationMental DisorderDizziness AggravatedConvulsion
ConvulsionMuscle SpasmsTardive DyskinesiaDelayed PubertyRashDelayed PubertyAbnormal Behaviour
TremorExcessive Eye BlinkingFoaming At MouthOppositional Defiant DisorderDry MouthWeight Gain - UnintentionalSomnolence
Excessive Eye BlinkingHallucination, VisualHallucination, AuditoryLethargyConductive DeafnessSleepiness - During The DayDrug Ineffective
Eye PainMuscle TwitchingCoughWeight Gain - UnintentionalAcne CysticAgitation
Muscle SpasmsSalivary HypersecretionHeartBreast LumpAstigmatismPancreatitis Acute
Muscle TwitchingPainExtrapyramidal DisorderAgitationBradycardiaExtrapyramidal Disorder
Tardive DyskinesiaGeneralised ErythemaConvulsionAngerRash ErythematousCondition Aggravated

Drug effectiveness by gender :

FemaleMale
Risperidone is effective25.00%
(1 of 4 people)
34.78%
(8 of 23 people)
Intuniv is effective25.00%
(1 of 4 people)
14.29%
(3 of 21 people)

Most common drug interactions by gender * :

FemaleMale
AggressionAggression
ConvulsionWeight Increased
Weight IncreasedAbnormal Behaviour
Self Injurious BehaviourSomnolence
Oedema PeripheralConvulsion
Drug IneffectiveAgitation
Diabetes Mellitus Inadequate ControlPancreatitis Acute
Suicide AttemptDrug Ineffective
DepressionExtrapyramidal Disorder
Type 2 Diabetes MellitusTardive Dyskinesia

Drug effectiveness by age :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Risperidone is effectiven/a14.29%
(2 of 14 people)
22.73%
(5 of 22 people)
100.00%
(1 of 1 people)
n/a100.00%
(1 of 1 people)
n/an/a
Intuniv is effectiven/a5.88%
(1 of 17 people)
11.11%
(2 of 18 people)
100.00%
(1 of 1 people)
n/a0.00%
(0 of 1 people)
n/an/a

Most common drug interactions by age * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
AggressionDrug IneffectiveAggressionGrand Mal ConvulsionConvulsionHallucination, AuditoryAbdominal DistensionTransient Ischaemic Attack
ConvulsionAggressionWeight IncreasedMultiple SclerosisPancreatitis ChronicMental DisorderOedema PeripheralType 2 Diabetes Mellitus
SomnolenceAbnormal BehaviourAbnormal BehaviourParkinsonismDiabetes MellitusTremorChronic Obstructive Pulmonary DiseaseHypoglycaemia
Depressed Level Of ConsciousnessSomnolenceExtrapyramidal DisorderDepressionPanic AttackEnuresisFolliculitisCerebrovascular Disorder
FatigueIrritabilitySomnolenceCondition AggravatedBorderline Personality DisorderDepressionGallbladder DisorderCondition Aggravated
Foaming At MouthEye PainConvulsionSeptic ShockBlood Cholesterol IncreasedCondition AggravatedBronchitisCardiac Failure Congestive
Pancreatitis AcuteConvulsionDrug IneffectiveTachycardiaIntervertebral Disc DegenerationConvulsionHypertension
AgitationPapilloedemaAgitationAggressionHypersensitivityCryingArthralgia
Weight GainExcessive Eye BlinkingTardive DyskinesiaSalivary HypersecretionHyperlipidaemiaSleepiness - During The DayUrinary Incontinence
Tardive DyskinesiaMuscle TwitchingPhysical AssaultTicEpilepsyDiarrhoea

* Some reports may have incomplete information.

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    dvd143 on Jan, 8, 2013:

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Complete drug side effects:

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.

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