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Guanfacine - should he take it in the am or pm?

My son takes extended release guafacine 2mg. The school compensation that he's too tired. He wakes up at night lot. I'm told by the Dr to give it to him in the am but am wondering if i ...

Posted 10 days ago 0 answers

Has anyone been using the brand Intuniv and had to switch to generic Guanfacine?

My insurance no longer wants to cover the brand for my 6 y/o and I'm concerned about how the two meds compare.

Posted 18 Aug 2015 1 answer

My 9 yr old son takes guanfacine I noticed his body tics are returning will they stop?

he was on guanfancine before about 3 months ago but we stopped, and now back on while he was off meds his tics stopped all together , now they have returned I'm wondering will they stop because ...

Posted 6 Jun 2015 1 answer

Hydr thoclorzide, lisinopril, clonidine and amlodipine damn near ended my Quanfacine??

is my cardiologist guessing ..quanfacine 1mg two times a day... I NEED A MEDICINE THAT WORKS. not some quessing game. The drugs I mentioned above should be used to indict the FDA.

Posted 16 Feb 2015 1 answer


Can anyone please, tell me how long does It take to start seeing a difference in my child when on this med ?? She is on 1 mg . She just started taken it today. She was diagnosed with adhd and add and ...

Posted 24 Jan 2015 1 answer

Guanfacine and Irritability?

I have been taking Guanfacine for high blood pressure and while it has reduced blood pressure, it has increased my irritability. Is irritability a long term side effect of this drug? I have been on ...

Posted 17 Aug 2014 1 answer

My granddaughter has been taking Guanfacine (1mg) and now has an issue with her ANA blood count?

Can this be caused by the medication (Guanfacine)? It was prescribed due to her ADD issues.

Posted 26 Apr 2014 1 answer

Still struggling with Buspar, Amitriptyline and Guanfacine?

It has been 22 days on Buspar 3 times a day 10 mg (total 30 mg), Amitrip (Elavil) 10 mg and Guanfacine 1mg PM. Anxiety and depression always at a low level, but still present. Chronic fatigue, body ...

Posted 18 Jun 2013 4 answers

Is there another med you can recommend to replace Guanfacine?

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 like a 12/13 yr old girl. He was very thin from ...

Posted 6 Jul 2013 1 answer

Intuniv - My 5 year old is on Tenex (guanfacine) and has responded very well to it for her moderate?

... ADHD. But, now that we have moved to Canada, we can not find anything remotely close to it. Can you please help us in finding something close to it?

Posted 12 Aug 2013 2 answers

Guanfacine - My son is 7yrs old and we took him off the tenex and sterra bc he was getting the?

... facial tics can those meds cause it and he also is expressing worse behavior and always on the go and not wanting to sleep

Posted 15 Jun 2013 1 answer

How will the drug guanfacine affect my six year old son?

my son has adha and he goes to mental health for his problem they put him on a drug called imipramine which is 25 mg but it was only for bedtime but the next day he was still wild so now the put him ...

Posted 26 Jun 2013 1 answer

Is guanfacine gluten free?

My son has ADHD and Celiac's desease and i need to find a safe medication for him. We have tried straterra with no good results.

Posted 23 Apr 2013 1 answer

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