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Guanfacine - Side effects very concerning--very lightheaded and the need to sit back, even sleep!?

Posted 2 hours 41 minutes ago by yanksgirl 0 answers

I have taken this for 6 days and am 'soooo dizzy and sleepy' and though I have dizziness anyway--due to another medical condition--inner ear,,, this is above and beyond! However, guanfacine-along with Valsartan has dropped my b/p levels about 40 points--from the 170/78-88, to ...

Guanfacine causing chronic cough ?

Posted 1 May 2017 by whootwhoot 1 answer

I am taking Guanfacine for high BP and its cognitive benefits , but it seems to be giving me a chronic cough. Anyone heard of this and will it go away over time ?

Guanfacine - I have a generic question?

Posted 18 Jan 2017 by greeneyedfae 0 answers

My son has ADHD(combined) and was prescribed a form of Guanfacine twice, I will explain why. I can't remember then name of the first but he would take half at night and it would make him sleepy enough and he woke up calmer, which was amazing. When I went refill it they gave me this generic ...

For people who took guanfacine and changed to a different medication, what worked better for you?

Posted 1 Jan 2017 by RiegM 0 answers

My son is taking guanfacine now, and it seems to work for a few weeks, then not so much. We have had to increase dosage regularly. I wondered what else people have found that supressed tics while not just making them a zombie all day. Thanks.

After I started taking guanfacine I haven't had my menstrual cycle?

Posted 31 Dec 2016 by Unitato 0 answers

I have been on this medication for 3 months. There is no possible way I am pregnant. Could this just be a side effect?

Guanfacine - Has anyone experienced memory loss or impairement?

Posted 23 Dec 2016 by jzybau97 0 answers

My friends sister is on guanfacine for ADHD, and also Zoloft(sertraline) for depression. Recently she can't remember certain things about her past. She can't remember her older sister, but remembers her younger one. She didn't remember her birthday or where she was living. I read ...

Guanfacine - My doctor just prescribed me this medication I am worried to take it?

Posted 1 Dec 2016 by trinalynne 1 answer

I have suffored for years with all sorts of issues and recently have been diagnosed with bipolar. I am on Lithium and it makes me tinkle when i cough as well as makes me very sleepy. Everything that I am reading on here is making me not want to take this medicine. I am a 34yr old woman and my ...

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

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