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What patients are saying about
Intuniv and Weight Gain

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Sleepy
  • 225 posts reported Sleepy with Intuniv, 4.17% of total posts
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Weight Gain
  • Weight Gain is a known side effect of Intuniv
  • Weight Gain is #3 in Intuniv discussions.
  • 168 posts reported Weight Gain with Intuniv, 3.11% of total posts
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By Thomas8185
January 21, 2014
Thomas8185 wrote
my 8 year old son has nightmares
We just started my son on Intuniv also. He started on 1mg for one week and then went to 2mg. He's been on 2mg for just over a week and the last two nights he has woken up acting weird. Crying and shaking his right arm and hand saying they won't leave me alone. I hold him in the rocking chair and rock him rubbing his head and calming him down and try to get him to wake up all the way. Once he is fully awake he has no idea why he's crying. Tonight he did the same thing again crying that the
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What patients are saying about Intuniv and Weight Gain

168 patient discussions from healthcare websites and blogs
to be. I know Intuniv works, but we are unable to go...
...to go up to 3mg intuniv. We are down to 36mg concerta, but I have been ...needs to be. I know Intuniv works, but we are unable ...doctor said that if he gains weight we can go up. DS...
worked WONDERS over the past 8 months. She has gained 30 lbs...
...on Vyvanse for 2 years, but started becoming depressed, only weighed 46 lbs at 9 years old and would talk of killing herself (which no 9 year old should do), so we switched to Intuniv. It has...
gain is a common side effect to people who use Intuniv...
Any adult females taking intuniv? Have you experienced weight gain? ...Hello Chiyoba. Weight gain is a common side effect to people who use Intuniv. It effects...
stimulants now and her weight gain has been out of control....
...use them anymore. We are now trying Intuniv. It isn't a ...it 2 weeks now. She has been off stimulants now and her weight gain has been out of control. She has heart issues so this is really...
is that he is starving all the time and has gained 5 pounds...
...Intuniv for about 4 weeks. It is by far the best for controlling his impulsive mouth and temper. I agree that the best thing about it is mornings! He actually converses, eats, and gets ready fo...
for the last two months and he gained five pounds. He...
...for the last two months and he gained five pounds. He is not heavy, but not thin either. He has Tourettes, OCD, and ADHD and we are attempting to treat his attention ...taking him off of the Int...
for Tenex or Intuniv) is working much, although she is less...
...has gained weight. I am extremely concerned and not sure if the Guanficine (insurance wont pay for Tenex or Intuniv) is working much, although she is less...
(restlessness) and is taking Intuniv for that. We had...
...5yr BP grand D is on Abilify and has been ...is Akathisia (restlessness) and is taking Intuniv for that. We had tried ...works for now. Abilify has also stopped the weight gain she had wit...
Focalin XR. He has gained 2 pounds in the almost 3 months...
...on 2mg Intuniv and 10 Focalin XR. He has gained 2 pounds in the almost 3 months he has been on Intuniv. I have also heard that weight gain is a side effect, but we were pleased with his putting...
short, he is off of Vyvanse and now takes Intuniv. He has...
When my son was on Vyvanse the only side effect we had was an ...eating. Long story short, he is off of Vyvanse and now takes Intuniv. He has gained all of his weight back (plus a little ex...
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