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Review: Trileptal and Focalin and Intuniv

This review analyzes the effectiveness and drug interactions between Trileptal and Focalin and Intuniv. It is created by eHealthMe based on 119 people who take the drugs. The review uses reports from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.

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On Apr, 2, 2014: 119 people who reported to have interactions when taking Trileptal, Focalin, Intuniv are studied

Trend of Trileptal, Focalin, Intuniv's drug interactions, side effects and effectiveness reports (4110355)

Drug combinations in study:
- Trileptal (oxcarbazepine)
- Focalin (dexmethylphenidate hydrochloride)
- Intuniv (guanfacine hydrochloride)

eHealthMe real world results:

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

InteractionNumber of reports
Product Quality Issue40
Convulsion (muscles contract and relax rapidly and repeatedly, resulting in an uncontrolled shaking of the body)36
Drug Ineffective32
No Adverse Event32
Weight Increased28
Abnormal Behaviour27
Depression26
Withdrawal Syndrome (a discontinuation syndrome is a set of symptoms occurred due to discontinuation of substance)24
Drug Administration Error20
Weight Decreased20

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

InteractionNumber of reports
Proteinuria (presence of protein in the urine)6
Low Blood Sugar (low blood sugar cause seizures)6
Contusion (a type of hematoma of tissue in which capillaries)6
Platelet Count Decreased6
Weight Increased4
Diabetes Mellitus Inadequate Control4
Renal Cyst (kidney cyst)4
Leukopenia (less number of white blood cells in blood)4
Reticulocyte Count Decreased4
Haemorrhagic Diathesis (bleeding tendency)4

How effective are the drugs:

not at allsomewhatmoderatehighvery high
Trileptal33.33%0.00%33.33%33.33%0.00%
Focalin0.00%0.00%66.67%33.33%0.00%
Intuniv0.00%37.50%50.00%12.50%0.00%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

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

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Seroquel
  2. Keppra
  3. Tenex
  4. Risperdal
  5. Gabitril

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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  • My son is 8 1/2 and hasnt wet the bed since he was 3. He has 2-3 times in the past 1 1/2. Should i be worried

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  • From this study (2 years ago):

  • Todd on Jun, 26, 2012:

    Surely this kid wasn't on all those stimulants at once. If so, the kid's parents should sue the doctor for malpractice/stupidity/attempted murder.

    Reply

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