Review: could Intuniv cause Compulsive hair pulling (Trichotillomania)?
Summary: Compulsive hair pulling is reported only by a few people who take Intuniv.
We study 654 people who have side effects while taking Intuniv from FDA and social media. Find out below who they are, when they have Compulsive hair pulling and more.
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Intuniv has active ingredients of guanfacine hydrochloride. It is often used in attention deficit hyperactivity disorder. (latest outcomes from 835 Intuniv users)
Compulsive hair pulling
Compulsive hair pulling (disorder that causes people to pull out the hair from their scalp) has been reported by people with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, depression, acne, stress and anxiety, hepatitis c. (latest reports from 275 Compulsive hair pulling patients)
On Mar, 29, 2015: 654 people reported to have side effects when taking Intuniv. Among them, 1 people (0.15%) has Compulsive Hair Pulling.
Time on Intuniv when people have Compulsive hair pulling * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|Compulsive hair pulling||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||100.00%||0.00%||0.00% |
Gender of people who have Compulsive hair pulling when taking Intuniv * :
|Compulsive hair pulling||100.00%||0.00% |
Age of people who have Compulsive hair pulling when taking Intuniv * :
|Compulsive hair pulling||0.00%||0.00%||100.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00% |
Severity of Compulsive hair pulling when taking Intuniv ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
|Compulsive hair pulling||0.00%||100.00%||0.00%||0.00% |
How people recovered from Compulsive hair pulling ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
|Compulsive hair pulling||0.00%||0.00%||100.00% |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Indigestion (1 people, 100.00%)
- Add (1 people, 100.00%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Prilosec (1 people, 100.00%)
- Concerta (1 people, 100.00%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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- A study of drug interactions between Clonidine, Intuniv for a 12-year old boy with ADHD. The patient has Nose Bleeds
Recent Intuniv related drug comparison:
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- Comparions of Resporal, Intuniv for a 6-year old boy who has ADHD
- Comparions of Abilify, Tenex, Focalin Xr for a 10-year old boy who has ADHD
- Comparions of Focalin Xr, Zoloft, Intuniv for a 11-year old boy who has ADHD
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NOTE: The study is based on active ingredients and brand name. Other drugs that have the same active ingredients (e.g. generic drugs) are NOT considered.
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