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Clonidine vs Tenex

Clonidine
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Tenex
Other name: Catapres (Catapres)
Other name: Guanfacine (Guanfacine)
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ADHD
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Tics*
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Method of use:
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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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Guanfacine (brand name Tenex, and the extended release Intuniv) is a sympatholytic. It is an agonist of the Alpha-2A adrenergic receptor subtype of norepinephrine receptors. These receptors are concentrated heavily in the prefrontal cortex an...
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Redness
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Weight Gain
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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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About Tenex
Guanfacine (brand name Tenex, and the extended release Intuniv) is a sympatholytic. It is an agonist of the Alpha-2A adrenergic receptor subtype of norepinephrine receptors. These receptors are concentrated heavily in the prefrontal cortex an...
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LONIDINE was way to strong and causing more problems for m...
" MED info...Has anyone used TENEX w/LO? After one long year ...now he has been switched to TENEX because CLONIDINE was way to strong and causing more problems for my ds. The TENEX seems to be working... "

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nex stinks. Clonidine Stinks. I would use angrier...
" Only my opinion but I speak from personal experience. Tenex stinks. Clonidine Stinks. I would use angrier language if I could.... "

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tenex is any safer with stimulants than clonidine. Tenex do...
" ...I don't think tenex is any safer with stimulants than clonidine. Tenex does not do a lot for impulsivigty, and does nothing for ...job of reducing hyperactivity. I've been on Tenex for several... "

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know clonidine makes my inattention worse... Tenex gave me...
" I know clonidine makes my inattention worse... Tenex gave me a rash so I can't take ...heart problems, and I have a major history of heart problems in the family so... "

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results with Clonidine, Tenex's brother/cousin.......so...
" We have had good results with Clonidine, Tenex's brother/cousin.......so I am hoping the ...2? I know she had that episode of getting light headed and vomiting, so when you said Tenex it just made me... "

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id he had better results with the Clonidine which is why he...
" Hi Lainie! Tenex and Clonidine are both BP meds. I did ask our dev ped about using Tenex instead of CL and he said he had better results with the Clonidine which is why he prefers ...completely, but it... "

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My doc told me that clonidine also helps. Hope this is...
" ...blockers for social anxiety. He uses Tenex, which also helps with ADHD. And I ...anxiety. My doc told me that... "

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doesn't work at all for my 9 year old. He takes Tenex...
" Clonidine doesn't work at all for my 9 year old. He takes Tenex .5 mg twice during the day and it helps behavior and sensory stuff a lot. DS woke up the night before the beginning of school-... "

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dy likes clonidine. Glad it is working for you. Good luck...
" My son was on Clonidine for about 6 months. ...It took months before we saw any improvement and then they were very minor. Tenex seemed to work on the *first* pill ...like your body likes clonidine.... "

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effects. No side effects yet with the Clonidine either and...
" ...improvement. He was on Tenex for a few years when he was a bit younger (at that time he took it for extreme hyperactivity & aggression) and there were no side effects. No side effects yet with the... "

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