Guanfacine

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Other names: Tenex, Intuniv
Method of use: Pill
Prescribing mode: Rx
Guanfacine (brand name Tenex, and the extended release Intuniv) is a sympatholytic. It is an agonist of the Alpha-2A adren...
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Does Guanfacine cause Seizures ?

#15 in Guanfacine discussions - 23 posts discuss Seizures with Guanfacine. Seizures is #15 concern in Guanfacine discussions.
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ehealthforum.com
happening after the seizure, the look on his little face...
" ...diagnosed with epilepsy and myoclonic seizure, he also has have many ...something is happening after the seizure, the look on his little face is just heart breaking. He is taking depakote... "

year she started having seizures. My daughter is on meds,...
" ...past year she started having seizures. My daughter is on meds, ...night for sleeping she is also on Concerta and Guanfacine. She also in the past has been on methoyln and focalin... "

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www.downsyn.com
sleeping) Add in her seizure meds (topamax) and the...
" ...both Risperidone and Tenex (aka guanfacine) She's been on it for ...the two. She also takes clonidine at night so she ...without sleeping) Add in her seizure meds (topamax) and the whole thing is... "

hyper stressed I''ll have a seizure which is my brains way...
" ...get hyper stressed I''ll have a seizure which is my brains way to reboot. Still, I've been seen as an angry person all my life and now that I am healing at 44, I'd really like to find some friends... "

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www.mothering.com
takes guanfacine (Tenex is the brand name I think). Its a...
" He takes guanfacine (Tenex is the brand name I think). Its a blood pressure med that they discovered works for seizures and tics. He was diagnosed by the neuropsychologist just... "

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www.medhelp.org
given prescription for Guanfacine/1mg, taken 1/2 tab...
" ...5 years old & has ADHD . Behavior in school ...The school psychiatric nurse practitioner has given prescription for Guanfacine/1mg, taken 1/2 tab in the ...most weekends. She is having all but a seizure... "

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hyperactivity. Angela takes Guanfacine (aka Tenex) to...
" ...TOUGH Angela's hyperactivity. Angela takes Guanfacine (aka Tenex) to bring ...a small dose of Depakote which is two-fold for her. First, it has a mood-stabilizing component, second it changes her funky... "

s controlling her seizures wonderfully but definitely interf...
" ...medicine that is controlling her seizures wonderfully but definitely interfering with growth.  At the moment we're still plugging away with optimizing nutrition and sticking with the Keppra because... "

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and Guanfacine (aka Tenex) seem to work pretty well...
" Risperidone and Guanfacine (aka Tenex) seem to work ...started the topomax for her seizures that we saw THE improvement ...just and FYI, although Angela's seizures have been observed in her... "

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mes are guanfacine/Tenex (short-acting) and Intuniv (long-...
" ...used to treat ADHD that might not exacerbate the seizures. Then again, they might not work for your ADHD ...some people. The names are guanfacine/Tenex (short-acting) and Intuniv (long-acting). I... "

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