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Clonidine vs Kapvay for ADHD

Clonidine
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Kapvay
Other name: Catapres (Catapres)
Other name: Clonidine (Clonidine)
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Withdrawal*
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Method of use:
Transdermal Patch
Method of use:
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Prescribing mode:
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Clonidine is a sympatholytic medication used to treat medical conditions, such as high blood pressure, some pain conditions, ADHD and anxiety/panic disorder. It is a direct-acting alpha-2 adrenergic receptor adrenergic agonist.Action as an imidazoline re...
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almost immediate reaction, but it can also make her sleepy...
" My daughter takes both clonidine and kapvay (the extended release version of clonidine). At the right dose you should see almost immediate reaction, but it can also make her... "

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physical anxiety symptoms of shaky hands, rapid heart rate...
" ...high when I take 20mg Vyvanse, plus drink coffee. Also take Cymbalta 30mg. Will be starting Kapvay/Clonidine today. I've been experiencing physical anxiety symptoms of shaky hands, rapid heart... "

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Can I give him his clonidine with the kapvay? Should...
" ...year old has been on clonidine for 5 years to help ...ago, his dr replaced his clonidine with kapvay .1mg and now ...a.m. Is this normal? Can I give him his clonidine with the kapvay?... "

not cover. He does take clonidine ( the main ingredient in...
" ...meds over the past 5 years...methylphenidate family seems to work the ...him. He was recently prescribed Kapvay, but we have not used ...will not cover. He does take clonidine ( the main... "

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him off of the clonidine before putting him on the Kapvay?...
" I would hope and assume that she would wean him off of the clonidine before putting him on the Kapvay? I would be quite concerned about him taking the 2 meds at the same time. He may... "

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not change his personality and he has had no side effects...
" We have been using Kapvay .2 in the evening and .1 in the morning with our 3 1/2 year old for safety impulsivity issues as well as ADHD and it truly has been a miracle drug for my son. It did not... "

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d more irritable, thus more aggressive, on clonidine a...
" ...my son to try it. clonidine and intuniv also made my ...her kids who typically get really sleepy and more irritable, thus more aggressive, on clonidine and intuniv....no parents have reported... "

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is an awesome medicine for me. my bp has always been...
" clonidine is an awesome medicine for me. my bp has always been normal except when I get angry or act impulsive. wikipidea clonodine (kapvay) , it is used for many off-label uses other... "

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ds) have long been used off-label for ADHD. I've found it...
" ...Health Canada database. However, clonidine, another alpha-2-agonist used for both ADHD (especially for impulsivity/hyperactivity/aggression) and for tic disorders, is available in Canada. In the... "

but generally, they are much better. The Kapvay also helps...
" ...now and then when he is excited, but generally, they are much better. The Kapvay also helps with his ADHD. It is not as good as the Vyvanse at controlling his impulse issues, but it definitely... "

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