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Intuniv vs Risperidone

Intuniv
VS.
Risperidone
Other name: Tenex Tenex
Other name: Risperdal Risperdal
Satisfaction Score
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3.1
Moderately Satisfied
Satisfaction Score
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2.7
Slightly Satisfied
Helpfulness
for ADHD
4.6
Concern level
3.0
Helpfulness
for ADHD
2.7
Concern level
3.5
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Guanfacine (brand name Tenex, and the extended release Intuniv) is a sympatholytic. It is an agonist of the Alpha-2A adrenergic receptor subtype of norepinephrine receptors. These receptors are concentrated heavily in the prefrontal cortex an...
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Risperidone (pronounced ) is a second generation or atypical antipsychotic, sold under the trade name (Risperdal). It is used to treat schizophrenia (including adolescent schizophrenia), schizoaffective disorder, the mixed and manic states associat...
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Weight Gain
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Aggression
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Mood Swings
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Inattentive
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Weight Loss
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Behavior Problems
1
Moody
1
Loss of Appetite
1
Nightmares
1
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Weight Gain
10
Tiredness
4
Insomnia
3
Withdrawal
3
Delusions
2
Drowsy
2
Weight Loss
2
Diabetes
1
Suicidal
1
Headaches
1
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Guanfacine (brand name Tenex, and the extended release Intuniv) is a sympatholytic. It is an agonist of the Alpha-2A adrenergic receptor subtype of norepinephrine receptors. These receptors are concentrated heavily in the prefrontal cortex an...
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Risperidone (pronounced ) is a second generation or atypical antipsychotic, sold under the trade name (Risperdal). It is used to treat schizophrenia (including adolescent schizophrenia), schizoaffective disorder, the mixed and manic states associat...
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son also take risperidone 1mg and concerta 36 mg and he is...
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" My son also take risperidone 1mg and concerta 36 mg ...and he is doing good on that more clam down, he used to take intuniv made him sleepy in class but the ...helped him a lot do not have any problems with... "

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here also. My oldest is on Intuniv, Celexa and a very small...
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" Medication here also. My oldest is on Intuniv, Celexa and a very small dose of Risperidone. It's helped so much, and now CBT actually has a... "

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The doctor just prescribed Intuniv instead. I hope it...
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" We took my son of Risperidone yesterday. He is 5 ...so much weight. The doctor just prescribed Intuniv instead. I hope it works. His body built up a tolerance to Risperidone and it was not working... "

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issues combined with intuniv have made her much easier to...
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" ...(first choic from docs)..... risperidone andintunive did...... but that is our case..... we had to make the call that gave us a little (ok a lot ) weight gain but I got my ...behavior issues combined... "

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nxiety, they have weaned her off Risperidone and Zoloft a...
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" ...A few weeks ago they were saying bipolar, but as she got ...more help. The hospital has said Dissociative Disorder and not bipolar on ...top of the anxiety, they have weaned her off Risperidone and Zoloft... "

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mbinded with his reactions to Risperidone and Intuniv, I am...
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" ...are trying to resolve. We tried Abilify first, and had an ...is interesting. Combinded with his reactions to Risperidone and Intuniv, I am a bit flumoxed.... "

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but his odd symptoms have been taken care of much better...
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" ...as well. My son has don risperidone but his odd symptoms have been taken care of much better with intuniv and a... "

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have had some good results from Intuniv in calming DS....
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" Oops. didn't notice you are on an ADHD med. Might need to ...try a higher dosage of Risperidone or add an anti-stimulant medication for ADHD- we... "

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we have had some good results from Intuniv in calming DS....
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" ...try a higher dosage of Risperidone or add an anti-stimulant medication for ADHD- we have had some good results from Intuniv in calming DS. I am thinking the Risperdone could... "

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feels. He is currently also on Intuniv. We took him off the...
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" Has anyone who has a child with ADHD/ODD tried Risperidone? The reason our psychiatrist wanted ...he feels. He is currently also on Intuniv. We took him off the Ritalin because he was very hyper... "

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