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Review: could Intuniv cause Tic?

Summary: Tic could be caused by Intuniv, especially for people who are male, 2-9 old, have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take Daytrana, and have Attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder.

We study 630 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

Intuniv (latest outcomes from 805 users) has active ingredients of guanfacine hydrochloride. It is often used in attention deficit hyperactivity disorder.

Tic

Tic (a sudden, repetitive, nonrhythmic motor movement or vocalization involving discrete muscle groups) (latest reports from 10,958 patients) has been reported by people with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, depression, bipolar disorder, stress and anxiety, asthma.

On Apr, 13, 2014: 625 people reported to have side effects when taking Intuniv. Among them, 10 people (1.60%) have Tic. They amount to 0.09% of all the 10,954 people who have Tic on eHealthMe.

Trend of Tic in Intuniv reports

Time on Intuniv when people have Tic * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Tic100.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%

Gender of people who have Tic when taking Intuniv * :

FemaleMale
Tic20.00%80.00%

Age of people who have Tic when taking Intuniv * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Tic0.00%75.00%25.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%

Severity of Tic when taking Intuniv ** :

n/a

How people recovered from Tic ** :

n/a

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder (6 people, 60.00%)
  2. Affective disorder (2 people, 20.00%)
  3. Asperger's disorder (2 people, 20.00%)
  4. Tic (2 people, 20.00%)
  5. Bipolar disorder (1 people, 10.00%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Daytrana (3 people, 30.00%)
  2. Focalin (2 people, 20.00%)
  3. Abilify (2 people, 20.00%)
  4. Invega (1 people, 10.00%)
  5. Nuvigil (1 people, 10.00%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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