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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 176 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 14,301 users) has active ingredients of risperidone. It is often used in bipolar disorder.

Intuniv (latest outcomes from 812 users) has active ingredients of guanfacine hydrochloride. It is often used in attention deficit hyperactivity disorder.

On Jul, 13, 2014: 176 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)
33.33%
(3 of 9 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)
14.29%
(1 of 7 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, VisualMental DisorderCoughWeight Increased
Physical AssaultConvulsionAgitationHomicidal IdeationRashDizziness AggravatedConvulsion
ConvulsionMuscle SpasmsTardive DyskinesiaDelayed PubertyHypotensionDelayed PubertyAbnormal Behaviour
TremorExcessive Eye BlinkingFoaming At MouthOppositional Defiant DisorderDry MouthWeight Gain - UnintentionalSomnolence
Excessive Eye BlinkingHallucination, VisualHallucination, AuditoryLethargyAstigmatismSleepiness - During The DayDrug Ineffective
Eye PainMuscle TwitchingCoughWeight Gain - UnintentionalBradycardiaAgitation
Muscle SpasmsSalivary HypersecretionHeartBreast LumpConductive DeafnessPancreatitis Acute
Muscle TwitchingPainExtrapyramidal DisorderAgitationRash ErythematousExtrapyramidal Disorder
Tardive DyskinesiaGeneralised ErythemaConvulsionAngerRash PruriticCondition Aggravated

Drug effectiveness by gender :

FemaleMale
Risperidone is effective33.33%
(1 of 3 people)
34.78%
(8 of 23 people)
Intuniv is effective33.33%
(1 of 3 people)
14.29%
(3 of 21 people)

Most common drug interactions by gender * :

FemaleMale
AggressionAggression
ConvulsionWeight Increased
Weight IncreasedAbnormal Behaviour
IrritabilitySomnolence
Condition AggravatedConvulsion
Chest PainAgitation
Drug IneffectivePancreatitis Acute
DepressionDrug Ineffective
Self Injurious BehaviourExtrapyramidal Disorder
Type 2 Diabetes MellitusTardive Dyskinesia

Drug effectiveness by age :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Risperidone is effectiven/a15.38%
(2 of 13 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/a6.25%
(1 of 16 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 GainMuscle TwitchingTardive DyskinesiaSalivary HypersecretionHyperlipidaemiaSleepiness - During The DayUrinary Incontinence
Tardive DyskinesiaExcessive Eye BlinkingPhysical AssaultTicEpilepsyDiarrhoea

* Some reports may have incomplete information.

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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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