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Clonidine vs Kapvay for ADHD

Clonidine
VS.
Kapvay
Other name: Catapres Catapres
Other name: Clonidine Clonidine
Satisfaction Score
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3.0
Moderately Satisfied
Satisfaction Score
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3.1
Moderately Satisfied
Helpfulness
for ADHD
4.1
Concern level
3.0
Helpfulness
for ADHD
4.3
Concern level
3.2
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Withdrawal
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Addiction*
Insomnia*
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RLS*
Sweating*
Tics
Hot Flashes*
Flushing*
Not Sleeping*
Opiate Withdrawal*
Diarrhea*
ADD
* Off label
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ADHD
ADD
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Withdrawal*
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Method of use:
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Rx
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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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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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Top Concerns
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Drowsy
2
Nausea
2
Seizures
1
Weight Gain
1
Vomiting
1
Dry Mouth
1
Redness
1
Tachycardia
1
Burning
1
Aggression
1
Top Concerns
Kap
Tics
10
Aggression
5
Insomnia
4
Irritability
4
Restless
4
Depression
4
Weight Gain
3
Drowsy
3
Nightmares
2
Tourette's Disorder
2
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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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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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My 10 year old son has Adhd, OCD and anxiety. He is on...
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" ...10 year old son has Adhd, OCD and anxiety. He is on 15mg of prozac which has helped with the OCD and anxiety. He was on. 2mg of Kapvay (clonidine) but is still very hyperactive and cannot... "

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itself is not as effective for focus as stimulants, b...
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" ...also found that (for me) clonidine by itself is not as effective for focus as stimulants, but it helps some with physical hyperactivity and impulsivity. I'm currently taking both clonidine and... "

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mulants (and thus take clonidine/guanfacine or other non sti...
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" ...hypertension and off label for adhd, and then, relatively recently (the past five or so years), have been \"approved\" to ...cannot take stimulants (and thus take clonidine/guanfacine or other non... "

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The DR. prescribed Kapvay and Latuda with the vyvance...
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" ...find were helpful with his ADHD and ODD are the methylphenidate, vyvance, and clonidine. But I took him today to the DR. and because my son was still having aggressive issues as well as nightmares... "

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y daughter has been on clonidine and Concerta for years. I...
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" I started taking Kapvay with Vyvanese anyone else? It ...acting. My daughter has been on clonidine and Concerta for... "

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almost immediate reaction, but it can also make her sleepy...
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" 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...
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" ...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...
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" ...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?... "

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not cover. He does take clonidine ( the main ingredient in...
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" ...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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to assist his regular ADHD medication. the Kapvay lasts...
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" Is it regular Clonidine or the Kapvay version? the kapvay version is one my son used to take to assist his regular ADHD medication. the Kapvay lasts around 12 hours and would make him sleepy... "

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