Intuniv Side Effects

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      I started taking Intuniv in addition to my Addrrall almost a month ago. I started to experience itchy skin around Thanksgiving week and thought it might just be dry skin. I’m now wondering if it’s the medication. Has anyone experienced this?

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      Penny Williams
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      There are user reviews of Intuniv here:

      Intuniv

      but it looks like no one has reported itching there. This is definitely something you should ask your doctor about.

      Penny
      ADDitude Community Moderator, Parenting ADHD Trainer & Author, Mom to teen w/ ADHD, LDs, and autism

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      suziq977
      Participant

      When i was prescribed intunive i had the itchy skin and with that after 3 months i had gained 30lbs, at first i thought the weight gain was due to not working during winter months, so when i resumed work in spring(landscaping) that is very physical, i noticed that my weight wasnt comng off as usual. I was maintaining my already heavy weight not losing. I stopped taking the intuniv and as i suspected my weight began going down. Side Effects i had are itchy skin, i even felt itchy inside my body that i couldnt scratch, and massive weight gain that wouldnt let me lose until i stopped the meds.

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