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Treato results for Clonidine, Tenex and Bipolar Disorder

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By hms7777
December 25, 2013
hms7777 wrote
it just helps you sleep
no to drugs  |  March 26, 2014
When I started on Clonidine I pretty much became narcoleptic for a period of a few hours about 1.5-2 hours after taking it. There were times I'd literally fall asleep standing up at work, my coworkers kept taking pictures of me, haha. It got better after a couple weeks, but it was tough to work my way through. I'm on 1mg AM, 1mg PM. I work overnights and loved the AM pill as it'd knock me right out and I'd sleep great! Been on about 6 months now and it doesn't affect me in that regard at
Mike  |  February 5, 2014
I had the same issue when withdrawing from my fentanyl patches. Discuss this concern with your doctor as I did. I had the dose reduced to .1 mg from .2 mg. I don't know what breaking in half will do. It's an immediate release pill so it might leech too much medicine in your system too fast like with many other meds. Once I got used to the .1, I went back up to .2 (I also have high blood pressure). It also works like a charm getting rid of the stinging in my feet due to a spinal injury. G
KJ  |  January 24, 2014
Clonidine lowers your blood pressure, so you can become light headed. You probably have solved this, but if not try half and then have a few hours later.
Anonymous  |  January 6, 2014
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By danny
November 4, 2013
danny wrote
Atenolol vs Clonidine
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79 online discussions about Clonidine, Tenex and Bipolar Disorder found:

and our family lost in the mess. She started on Adderall...
...bipolar. It started with them saying ADHD but that just didn'e seem to fit. She stared major manic swings about three months ago that has lead to several docotr changes, med changes, a 7 day trip t...
getting diagnosed as bipolar if they are being given...
...as bipolar if ...have been used for hyperactivity for years, but in my own opinion they are really only useful for sleep at nightime (at least that's the case for clonidine).  Guanfacine/Tenex i...
automatic electronic device that stores the time date and...
...LOTS of fluids water mostly, I've encouraged my son to do the same, but can't monitor him during the day so have backed off on the meds . I found that Adderall did help me focus but I was...
ODD , OCD, ADHD put him on tenex , prozac and clonidine (...
..., OCD, ADHD put him on tenex , prozac and clonidine ( not sure if ...mood disorder ( considering bipolar and mental illness  history ...are today. After reading \"The bipolar Child\" and afte...
with FRT and Chat Mom to: Elijah (7 y.o) DX: PDD-NOS, BP...
...Lithium for over a year and never looked sedated even in the beginning, but all children are different.  If my son was experiencing symptoms like that I would call his pdoc.  I always would rather ...
for ADHD , Tenex and Clonidine. I'm feeling very frustrated...
...MD and now he's on meds for ADHD , Tenex and Clonidine. I'm feeling very frustrated and doubting myself as a parent. I have ...out there?  His mom was diagnosed mildly retarded and father bipola...
medicine he is on anything like tenex or clonidine?...
...likely to be bipolar). The other one ...my son's dose of Adderall (either 5 or ...make him comatose. Is the blood pressure medicine he is on anything like tenex or clonidine? Those are...
with FRT and Chat Mom to: Elijah (7 y.o) DX: PDD-NOS, BP...
...Lithium Carbonate ER (Generic Eskalith CR) for over a year now without any issues, but all children are different.  With going from the name brand to generic or from one generic to another it is im...
which is about raising 2 boys with alphabet soup and having...
...stepson. DH & I got full sole custody in 2004. DX: Mood Disorder NOS, CD, ODD, PTSD, ADHD MEDS: None (Self medicates with \"Wacky Weed\") SCHOOL: IEP, substantially seperate classroom with...
(Tenex) is antihypertension for anxiety, ADHD......
...for bipolar. Guanfacine (Tenex) is antihypertension for anxiety, ADHD... Clonidine, another...
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