Review: could Intuniv cause Tic?
We study 635 people who have side effects while taking Intuniv from FDA and social media. Among them, 10 have Tic. Find out below who they are, when they have Tic 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.
Tic (a sudden, repetitive, nonrhythmic motor movement or vocalization involving discrete muscle groups) (latest reports from 11,030 patients) has been reported by people with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, depression, bipolar disorder, stress and anxiety, asthma.
On Jul, 20, 2014: 635 people reported to have side effects when taking Intuniv. Among them, 10 people (1.57%) have Tic. They amount to 0.09% of all the 11,030 people who have Tic on eHealthMe.
Time on Intuniv when people have Tic * :
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Gender of people who have Tic when taking Intuniv * :
Age of people who have Tic when taking Intuniv * :
Severity of Tic when taking Intuniv ** :
How people recovered from Tic ** :
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder (6 people, 60.00%)
- Affective disorder (2 people, 20.00%)
- Asperger's disorder (2 people, 20.00%)
- Tic (2 people, 20.00%)
- Bipolar disorder (1 people, 10.00%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Daytrana (3 people, 30.00%)
- Focalin (2 people, 20.00%)
- Abilify (2 people, 20.00%)
- Invega (1 people, 10.00%)
- Nuvigil (1 people, 10.00%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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12 yr and 6 months old male with breasts enlarged and nipples also. Very embarassing. Has been on intuniv (3 yrs) and guanfacine (since Aug 2013) for past 5 yrs. Is small for age at 4'9" and weighs 105#. He was in the way below wt percentile on growth and wt chart until about 2 yrs ago.
From this study (1 week ago):
Tics went away while on amoxicillin came back when stopped meds started nasonex tics went away stopped nasonex tics came back on nasonex again tics are gone
From this study (1 month ago):
wasnt told to discontinue after allergy season or symptom relief. prescribed 1x day. took continously for 1-1.5 years. tics developed so med was stopped suddenly. psychotic type thoughts began emerging the last year of use, but not recognized as a psychosis until suicidal ideation was verbalized. only other meds taken at the time was albuterol prn for copd, (use was only needed as reactive airway when triggered..one week 2x day...months inbetween treatments) delivered by nebulizer. sudafed was used when sinus headache was present...for every 6 hrs for 3 days as needed...usually resolved. veramist used for acute sinus pressure 1x day for few days...the resolved. no other adverse from the other meds when used independent of claritin...all these meds (except clairtin) were used for used as described and sill are. tics resolved w/in 2 mos of disconttinuing clairtin..but not the psychosis. has not taken the claritin for 6mo now
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