Intuniv and Compulsive hair pulling - from FDA reports


Compulsive hair pulling is reported only by a few people who take Intuniv. We study 1,511 people who have side effects while taking Intuniv from FDA. Among them, 4 have Compulsive hair pulling. Find out below who they are, when they have Compulsive hair pulling and more.

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On Apr, 16, 2017

1,511 people reported to have side effects when taking Intuniv.
Among them, 4 people (0.26%) have Compulsive Hair Pulling

Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Intuniv cause Compulsive hair pulling?

Gender of people who have Compulsive Hair Pulling when taking Intuniv *:

  • female: 0.0 %
  • male: 100 %

Age of people who have Compulsive Hair Pulling when taking Intuniv *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 33.33 %
  • 10-19: 66.67 %
  • 20-29: 0.0 %
  • 30-39: 0.0 %
  • 40-49: 0.0 %
  • 50-59: 0.0 %
  • 60+: 0.0 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (4 people, 100.00%)
  • Sleep Disorder (2 people, 50.00%)
  • Seasonal Allergy (1 person, 25.00%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Vyvanse (3 people, 75.00%)
  • Zyrtec (1 person, 25.00%)
  • Seroquel (1 person, 25.00%)
  • Melatonin (1 person, 25.00%)
  • Daytrana (1 person, 25.00%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Tic (2 people, 50.00%)
  • Disturbance In Attention (2 people, 50.00%)
  • Feeling Abnormal (1 person, 25.00%)
  • Drug Hypersensitivity (1 person, 25.00%)
  • Akathisia (1 person, 25.00%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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Do you have Compulsive hair pulling when taking Intuniv?


Intuniv has active ingredients of guanfacine hydrochloride. It is often used in attention deficit hyperactivity disorder. (latest outcomes from Intuniv 1,864 users)

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