Tenex - Intuniv (guanfacine)

definition of Tenex (guanfacine): Tenex® or Intuniv® (extended release form) stimulates certain receptors in the brain and nervous system. Guanfacine is indicated for lowering blood pressure and improving attention in attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD). Guanfacine may also be prescribed off-label for sleep disorders, post-traumatic stress disorder, anti-social behaviors, oppositional disorder, and Tourette’s disorder.

Pediatric Psychiatrist

The Pharmacologic Treatment of Attention Deficit and Hyperactivity in Autism

Some medications may improve attention spans and decrease hyperactivity in people with autism.

Kolevzon A.  2009.  The Pharmacologic Treatment of Attention Deficit and Hyperactivity in Autism. Primary Psychiatry. 16(1):55-60.
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