A study for a 5 year old boy who takes Tenex (expanded source)

1,091 males aged 5 (±5) who take the same drug are studied. This is a personalized study for a 5 year old male patient who has Impulsive Behaviour. The study is created by eHealthMe based on reports from FDA and eHealthme.

On Apr, 26, 2018

1,091 males aged 5 (±5) who take Tenex are studied.

Number of reports submitted per year:

Tenex for a 5-year old boy.

Information of the patient in this study:

  • Age: 5
  • Gender: male
  • Conditions: Impulsive Behaviour
  • Drugs taken:
    • Tenex (guanfacine hydrochloride)

eHealthMe real world results:

Comparison with this patient's adverse outcomes:

  • Aggression: 24 (2.2% of males aged 5 (±5) who take the drug)

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Drug effectiveness over time:

  1. < 1 month: 21.0% (4 of 19 people)
  2. 1 - 6 months: 21.0% (9 of 42 people)
  3. 6 - 12 months: 20.0% (6 of 29 people)
  4. 1 - 2 years: 23.0% (4 of 17 people)
  5. 2 - 5 years: 25.0% (2 of 8 people)
  6. 5 - 10 years: 0.0% (0 of 1 people)

Most common side effects over time

< 1 month:
  1. Fatigue (feeling of tiredness)
  2. Drowsiness
  3. Aggression
  4. Drug ineffective
  5. Dizziness
1 - 6 months:
  1. Drug ineffective
  2. Aggression
  3. Insomnia (sleeplessness)
  4. Nightmares (unpleasant dreams)
  5. Emotional disorder
6 - 12 months:
  1. Suicidal ideation
  2. Dizziness
  3. Nausea and vomiting
  4. Drug ineffective
  5. Stress and anxiety
1 - 2 years:
  1. Drug ineffective
  2. Mood swings (an extreme or rapid change in mood)
  3. Nausea and vomiting
  4. Abnormal behavior
  5. Agitation (state of anxiety or nervous excitement)
2 - 5 years:
  1. Hallucinations (sensations that appear real but are created by your mind)
  2. Gynaecomastia (enlargement of the gland tissue of the male breast)
  3. Memory loss
  4. Emotional distress
  5. Blood potassium decreased
5 - 10 years:
  1. Hallucination, visual (seeing things that aren't there)
10+ years:
not specified:
  1. Drug ineffective
  2. Aggression
  3. Abnormal behavior
  4. Fatigue (feeling of tiredness)
  5. Drowsiness

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  1. Stress And Anxiety : 40 people, 3.67%
  2. Autism (a mental condition, present from early childhood, characterized by difficulty in communicating and forming relationships with other people and in using language and abstract concepts): 37 people, 3.39%
  3. Bipolar Disorder (mood disorder): 31 people, 2.84%
  4. Oppositional Defiant Disorder (a childhood disorder described by the diagnostic and statistical manual of mental disorders): 27 people, 2.47%
  5. Aggression : 27 people, 2.47%

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  1. Daytrana (135 people, 12.37%)
  2. Strattera (87 people, 7.97%)
  3. Abilify (83 people, 7.61%)
  4. Concerta (69 people, 6.32%)
  5. Vyvanse (59 people, 5.41%)

* Some reports may have incomplete information.

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