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Guanfacine - Headaches Common for users??

Posted 11 Aug 2016 by myturners 1 answer

My daughter has taken this medication for a couple years now. In the past year she's had problems with headaches daily. Is this a common problem with users? I'm trying to see just how common this is. I do see it listed as a side effect but just wondering. It works well for her in every ...

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

Posted 26 Sep 2015 by kittybl 1 answer

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 should just give it to him at night so he sleeps better and isa bit more alert in the day

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

Posted 18 Aug 2015 by Lchollinshead 1 answer

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

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

Posted 6 Jun 2015 by sheard 1 answer

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 this frustrates him very much and he gets angry. I feel helpless.

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

Posted 16 Feb 2015 by jringo 1 answer

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 24 Jan 2015 by West Virginia Lover 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 so much more. Doc put her on this med and I DON'T see any difference in her hyperness . She ...

Guanfacine and Irritability?

Posted 17 Aug 2014 by baja joes 1 answer

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 it for over a year and it is becoming worse.

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

Posted 26 Apr 2014 by dthureson 1 answer

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

Still struggling with Buspar, Amitriptyline and Guanfacine?

Posted 18 Jun 2013 by janiebme 4 answers

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 feels heavy all the time. Only sleeping 4 hours due to bad nocturnal anxiety but no more night ...

How long does guanfacine stay in your system?

Posted 15 Jun 2010 by jules1980 1 answer

how long does concerta stay in yor system?

Is there another med you can recommend to replace Guanfacine?

Posted 6 Jul 2013 by NoahMom 1 answer

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 birth until he started taking Guanfacine for ADHD. He has a big appetite and is lazy. Can you ...

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