It says do not crush, cut or chew. You would think they would come up with something easier then the pills since its the kids that are treated. Can you give it to him a spoonful of applesauce or something. Lord I just had a Mary Poppins moment. lolol.
The instant release pills can be crushed but the extended release version is coated and should not be crushed (they are not interchangeable, mg for mg): https://www.drugs.com/dosage/guanfacine.html
This medicine does in fact come in a liquid form. My son has the same issue so I specifically asked for a liquid compound and they gave it to me.
- Guanfacine Information for Consumers
- Guanfacine Information for Healthcare Professionals (includes dosage details)
- Side Effects of Guanfacine (detailed)
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