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Review: could Intuniv cause Diarrhea?

Summary: Diarrhea could be caused by Intuniv, especially for people who are female, 10-19 old, have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take Lamictal, and have Attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder.

We study 630 people who have side effects while taking Intuniv from FDA and social media. Among them, 3 have Diarrhea. Find out below who they are, when they have Diarrhea and more.

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Intuniv

Intuniv (latest outcomes from 807 users) has active ingredients of guanfacine hydrochloride. It is often used in attention deficit hyperactivity disorder.

Diarrhea

Diarrhea (latest reports from 1,090,630 patients) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, pain, rheumatoid arthritis, osteoporosis, depression.

On Apr, 11, 2014: 625 people reported to have side effects when taking Intuniv. Among them, 3 people (0.48%) have Diarrhea. They amount to 0.00% of all the 1,087,857 people who have Diarrhea on eHealthMe.

Trend of Diarrhea in Intuniv reports

Time on Intuniv when people have Diarrhea * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Diarrhea100.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%

Gender of people who have Diarrhea when taking Intuniv * :

FemaleMale
Diarrhea66.67%33.33%

Age of people who have Diarrhea when taking Intuniv * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Diarrhea0.00%0.00%66.67%0.00%33.33%0.00%0.00%0.00%

Severity of Diarrhea when taking Intuniv ** :

n/a

How people recovered from Diarrhea ** :

n/a

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder (2 people, 66.67%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Lamictal (1 people, 33.33%)
  2. Lyrica (1 people, 33.33%)
  3. Benlysta (1 people, 33.33%)
  4. Baclofen (1 people, 33.33%)
  5. Ambien (1 people, 33.33%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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    Susan on Apr, 22, 2014:

    Sorry to hear about this I am goin through it as we'll just found out after having tests done although I do have to children ages 4 and 10 I have only ever had a break from this deppo when I found out I was pregnant with my 2nd child so was on deppo for a good few yrs but lately I was gtn bad mood swings and horrible night sweats after 6 months they have says I'm goin through premature ovarian failure and I've been put on hormOne replacement treatment. I was really shocked as I've just turned 27

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