Review: Compulsive hair pulling in Intuniv
(By eHealthMe on Nov, 24, 2013)
Severity ratings: 2.0/4
On a scale of 1 to 4: 1=least, 2=moderate, 3=severe, 4=most severe
This is a review of Compulsive hair pulling (Trichotillomania) by studying 571 people who take Intuniv. We analyze: the time on Intuniv when people have Compulsive hair pulling, gender and age of these people, the severity of Compulsive hair pulling, how they recovered, and common conditions and drugs used besides Intuniv. The review is based on reports from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.
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Intuniv (latest outcomes) has active ingredients of guanfacine hydrochloride. It is often used in attention deficit hyperactivity disorder. Commonly reported side effects of Intuniv include fainting, convulsion, fatigue, drowsiness, hypotension.
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, quit smoking.
On Nov, 24, 2013: 568 people reported to have side effects when taking Intuniv. Among them, 1 people (0.18%) 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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