Review: could Intuniv cause Compulsive hair pulling?
We study 635 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 (latest outcomes from 812 users) has active ingredients of guanfacine hydrochloride. It is often used in attention deficit hyperactivity disorder.
Compulsive hair pulling
Compulsive hair pulling (disorder that causes people to pull out the hair from their scalp) (latest reports from 819 patients) has been reported by people with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, depression, acne, stress and anxiety, hepatitis c.
On Jul, 19, 2014: 635 people reported to have side effects when taking Intuniv. Among them, 1 people (0.16%) has Compulsive Hair Pulling. They amount to 0.12% of all the 817 people who have Compulsive Hair Pulling on eHealthMe.
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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I am a mid 40's female who experienced compulsive hair pulling which began after being on phentermine for one month. I did have a lot of weight loss (almost 20 pounds), but I also lost a lot of hair from pulling it out. I wondered about the correlation and stopped taking the phentermine. A few days after stopping the medication, I stopped pulling my hair out. I have reported this side effect to my physician.
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