Review: could Intuniv cause Hallucinations?


Hallucinations is found among people who take Intuniv, especially for people who are male, 10-19 old , have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Abilify, and have Attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder . We study 863 people who have side effects while taking Intuniv from FDA and social media. Among them, 23 have Hallucinations. Find out below who they are, when they have Hallucinations 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 Intuniv 1,024 users)


Hallucinations (sensations that appear real but are created by your mind) has been reported by people with type 2 diabetes, death, agitation, parkinson's disease, drowsiness (latest reports from 27,903 Hallucinations patients).

On Aug, 28, 2016

863 people reported to have side effects when taking Intuniv.
Among them, 23 people (2.67%) have Hallucinations

Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Intuniv cause Hallucinations?

Time on Intuniv when people have Hallucinations *:

  • < 1 month: 100 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 0.0 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 0.0 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 0.0 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Hallucinations when taking Intuniv *:

  • female: 33.33 %
  • male: 66.67 %

Age of people who have Hallucinations when taking Intuniv *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 47.06 %
  • 10-19: 52.94 %
  • 20-29: 0.0 %
  • 30-39: 0.0 %
  • 40-49: 0.0 %
  • 50-59: 0.0 %
  • 60+: 0.0 %

Severity if Hallucinations when taking Intuniv **:

  • least: 0.0 %
  • moderate: 0.0 %
  • severe: 0.0 %
  • most severe: 100 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Attention Deficit/hyperactivity Disorder (12 people)
  • Psychomotor Hyperactivity (1 person)
  • Prostate Cancer Metastatic (1 person)
  • Plasma Cell Myeloma (1 person)
  • Impulse-Control Disorder (1 person)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Vyvanse (3 people)
  • Abilify (3 people)
  • Prednisone (2 people)
  • Miralax (2 people)
  • Concerta (2 people)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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