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Review: could Intuniv cause Tic?

Summary: Tic is found among people who take Intuniv, especially for people who are male, 2-9 old, have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Daytrana, and have Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder.

We study 654 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 has active ingredients of guanfacine hydrochloride. It is often used in attention deficit hyperactivity disorder. (latest outcomes from 835 Intuniv users)

Tic

Tic (a sudden, repetitive, nonrhythmic motor movement or vocalization involving discrete muscle groups) has been reported by people with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, depression, bipolar disorder, stress and anxiety, asthma. (latest reports from 2,642 Tic patients)

On Feb, 2, 2015: 652 people reported to have side effects when taking Intuniv. Among them, 10 people (1.53%) have Tic.

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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Comments from related studies:

  • From this study (4 months ago):

  • Our son is very high IQ and has ADHD. He had been on Adderal xr until recently. The psychiatrist said that that may be causing the tics. He has been off the Adderall for 3 days now and still is having this body spasms...it's very weird looking and he does not realize it's happening.

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