30 Nov 2009
Tough drug for someone this young. It is used for an elevation\alteration in blood pressure, but it can also be used for Heroin withdrawal and to treat migranes. Side effects can be different in each person and slightly based on the diagnosis too. Dizziness, sleep problems, fatigue,bowel changes, rash, itching, slightly depressed state,(not true depression) and changes in heart rate.A slow heart rate is common in younger people.You may or may not have these and many people state they get better with time on the drug. The fatigue or slugishness can last. Is this for high blood pressure? Maybe that is too personal... that's cool! Hope this helped, be well TW
- Guanfacine Information for Consumers
- Guanfacine Information for Healthcare Professionals (includes dosage details)
- Side Effects of Guanfacine (detailed)
Search for questions
Still looking for answers? Try searching for what you seek or ask your own question.
he has been diangosed with OCD,bipolar,anxity,disturbied behavior disored. I have noticed no one has a coment about a child this young on this med. ...
1 answer • 12 Jun 2010
The reason for my question is I tested positive for methamphetemines and amphetemines in two recent drug screens for my child custody case. I know ...
1 answer • 7 May 2013
My 12 year old son takes 1mg Guanfacine 2x/day, 3.75mg Abilify 1x/day & 25mg Sertraline 1x/day. He has gained a lot of weight and his chest looks ...
1 answer • 6 Jul 2013
Can this be caused by the medication (Guanfacine)? It was prescribed due to her ADD issues.
1 answer • 26 Apr 2014