My son is 14 and we are on week 10. I am just wondering if the nasty irritability will ever go away. He is a teenager, so I am not naive, but it has gotten really bad since we bumped him up to 4 mg., and I worry it may affect his friendships. So, does it eventually level off? How long?
Sorry this question has not been answered sooner for you. You may find this link of interest.
If you are still interested in comments from families who have experience with this med in teenagers you could try the forum.
I don't find an answer to this question and would desperately want to hear about others experience. My 15 year old daughter is on Intuniv and she's having some really severe meltdowns. I agree with the above question that she's a teenager ,,, but really! She goes off for one to three hours and is totally out-of-control. when she's calm, she's very contrite and apologetic. Otherwise, I think I see the benefits of Intuniv in other areas of her life and can only hope that the meltdowns stop.
Anyone else with this experience?
- Intuniv Information for Consumers
- Intuniv Information for Healthcare Professionals (includes dosage details)
- Side Effects of Intuniv (detailed)
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