Gastrointestinal inflammation and drugs of ingredients of guanfacine hydrochloride - a phase IV clinical study of FDA data


Gastrointestinal inflammation is reported only by a few people who take drugs with ingredients of guanfacine hydrochloride. This phase IV clinical study analyzes 7,875 people who have side effects while taking drugs with ingredients of guanfacine hydrochloride from the the FDA. Among them, 5 have Gastrointestinal inflammation. Find out below who they are, when they have Gastrointestinal inflammation and more.

Drug(s) considered in the study (i.e. both brand name and generic drugs): Guanfacine hydrochloride, Intuniv, Tenex.

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On Sep, 26, 2022

7,875 people reported to have side effects when taking drugs with ingredients of guanfacine hydrochloride.
Among them, 5 people (0.06%) have Gastrointestinal inflammation

What is Gastrointestinal inflammation?

Gastrointestinal inflammation (inflammation of stomach and intestine) is found to be associated with 816 drugs and 516 conditions by eHealthMe.

Number of reports submitted per year:

Could drugs with ingredients of guanfacine hydrochloride cause Gastrointestinal inflammation?

Gender of people who have Gastrointestinal inflammation when taking drugs with ingredients of guanfacine hydrochloride *:

  • female: 80 %
  • male: 20 %

Age of people who have Gastrointestinal inflammation when taking drugs with ingredients of guanfacine hydrochloride *:

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

Conditions people have *:

  1. Hepatitis C: 3 people, 60.00%
  2. Hypersensitivity: 1 person, 20.00%
  3. Heart Disease: 1 person, 20.00%
  4. Cardiac Disorder: 1 person, 20.00%

Other drugs people take *:

  1. Viekira Pak: 3 people, 60.00%
  2. Sensipar: 3 people, 60.00%
  3. Rocephin: 3 people, 60.00%
  4. Reglan: 3 people, 60.00%
  5. Prevacid: 3 people, 60.00%
  6. Norvasc: 3 people, 60.00%
  7. Dilaudid: 3 people, 60.00%
  8. Vitamin D: 2 people, 40.00%
  9. Zyrtec: 1 person, 20.00%
  10. Strattera: 1 person, 20.00%

Other side effects people have besides Gastrointestinal inflammation *:

  1. Enlarged Heart: 3 people, 60.00%
  2. Gastric Ulcer (stomach ulcer): 3 people, 60.00%
  3. Gastrointestinal Erosion (gradual destruction of gastrointestinal tract because of the inflamed mucous membrane lining the stomach): 3 people, 60.00%
  4. Upper Gastrointestinal Haemorrhage (upper gastrointestinal bleeding): 3 people, 60.00%
  5. Nodule (a small rock or mineral cluster): 3 people, 60.00%
  6. Haemorrhagic Anaemia (anaemia due to excessive bleeding): 2 people, 40.00%
  7. Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit): 2 people, 40.00%
  8. Faeces Discolored: 2 people, 40.00%
  9. Gastrointestinal Telangiectasia (permanent dilation of pre-existing small blood vessels, creating focal red lesions in gastrointestinal tract): 2 people, 40.00%
  10. Abdominal Discomfort: 2 people, 40.00%

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

How to use the study?

You can discuss the study with your doctor, to ensure that all drug risks and benefits are fully discussed and understood.

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How the study uses the data?

The study uses data from the FDA. It is based on guanfacine hydrochloride. All drugs that have the same active ingredients (e.g. brand name and generic drugs) are considered. Dosage of drugs is not considered in the study.

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