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Adhd And Tenex
Sometimes.: Meds like tenex work like "addition by subtraction". By reducing "hyper"activity &subduing some impulsiveness, the patient has better self control &can essentially make informed, beneficial choices -rather than just react excessively to various stimuli. A much better form of Guanfacine is the newer Intuniv - its long, stable delivery of the same med causes less drowsiness & is much more effective. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I'm trying to find out more about the drug tenex. My son has been diagnosed with ADHD and he's 4. His insurance will not pay for the ADHD meds yet.
Son, 9, started on Tenex for ?ADHD 4 days ago. Today took his BP and was 88/59. Is this ok? BP was 114/69 at psychiatrist prior to med. f/u w dr in 2w
Tenex: A bit low. Contact his doctor.Get a more detailed answer ›
Will my abdominal cramping and erectile dysfunction from taking one bottle of 2mg of Tenex nightly become permanent? Did I damage my blood vessels?
Unlikely & unlikely: Wow! Tenex (guanfacine) is old school. It's interesting that you're taking & nothing else for blood pressure, although guanfacine sold as Intuniv is prescribed for ADHD. So it's best to inform your prescribing physician of your side effects (http://www.drugs.com/sfx/tenex-side-effects.html) & concerns and ask for an alternative. ...Read more
No: No interactions would be expected.Get a more detailed answer ›