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Guanfacine (brand name Tenex, and the extended release Intuniv) is a sympatholytic. It is an agonist of the Alpha-2A adren...
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Does Intuniv cause Weight Gain ?

Weight Gain is a known side effect of Intuniv
#4 in Intuniv discussions - 232 posts discuss Weight Gain with Intuniv. Weight Gain is #4 concern in Intuniv discussions.
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has gained more weight since starting the Intuniv than he...
" Kelli - are you saying your son has had weight gain since starting the Intuniv? Is weight gain an ...effect in children? Our son has... "

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son also gained weight while on Intuniv. I think this is...
" Quote: \ My son also gained weight while on Intuniv. I think this is a fairly common side effect, which means that you... "

for a couple months and has gained a large amount of weight...
" ...son has been on Intuniv for a couple months and has gained a large amount of weight... "

a large amount of weight gain while on Intuniv 2mg...
" My daughter has also experienced a large amount of weight gain while on Intuniv 2mg for 8 mos combined with Prozac 10 mg. She has gained 14lbs in 8 mos & now her pediatrician is very concerned... "

weight on Intuniv. Seth gained about 8lbs in 6 months...
" Kids gained weight on Intuniv. Seth gained about 8lbs in... "

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daughter started Intuniv six months ago and she has gained...
" My daughter started Intuniv six months ago and she has gained a tremendous amount of ...her life style has been Intuniv and Lexapro. I found ...to my surprise, kids gaining a lot of weight while taking... "

Main side effect seems to be sleepiness and weight gain...
" ...pages and pages long about intuniv. Main side effect seems to be sleepiness and weight gain, which would be a plus... "

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cessive weight gain when their child is on Intuniv? I was to...
" ...of Rispedol and on to Intuniv. He's currently taking both, but ...happy with the amount of weight he's gained. Has anyone seen excessive weight gain when their child is on Intuniv? I was told it's a... "

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my blood pressure to under 100/50 and I have gained 10 lbs...
" ...to try an ADHD. Ritalin made me more hyper than ever. Intuniv at 3mg once day seems to work with focus and staying calm. BUT is lowered my blood pressure to under 100/50 and I have gained 10 lbs in... "

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Intuniv for 1 yr & 2 months and has gained 30 lbs. She is...
" ...child's weight gain continued? My daughter has been on Intuniv for 1 yr & 2 months and has gained 30 lbs. She is 7 yrs ...out thin when she started Intuniv now she is very ...a stimulant. However, the... "

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