Clonidine vs Tenex

Clonidine
(Rx)
Tenex
(Rx)
Clonidine is a high blood pressure medication.
Tenex is a high blood pressure medication.
Satisfaction Score
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4.3
Very Satisfied
Satisfaction Score
?
4.1
Very Satisfied
Helpfulness
for ADHD
4.1
Concern level
1.5
Helpfulness
for ADHD
4.2
Concern level
1.4
Approval Date
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August 18, 2009
October 27, 1986
Number of discussions around the web Number of discussions + -
61,166 Discussions
9,829 Discussions
Taken For
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Condition
Number of posts
#2 for Anxiety
#3 for ADHD
#4 for Addiction
#5 for Insomnia
#7 for Depression
#8 for RLS
#9 for Sweating
#10 for Tics
#11 for Hot Flashes
#12 for Flushing
#13 for Sleep Disorders
#15 for Diarrhea
#16 for ADD
Clonidine is prescribed for Withdrawal Symptoms, Anxiety, ADHD, High Blood Pressure and Tics and is mostly mentioned together with these indications. Our data suggest that some patients take it for Depression, RLS, Sweating and Insomnia, although it is not approved for these conditions.
Condition
Number of posts
#1 for ADHD
#2 for Tics
#3 for Anxiety
#4 for ADD
Tenex is prescribed for ADHD and Anxiety and is mostly mentioned together with these indications. In addition, our data suggest that it is taken for Tics, although it is not approved for this condition.
Side Effects and Concerns
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Clo
Drowsiness
4
Nausea
4
Weight Gain
3
Dry Mouth
2
Burning
2
Tachycardia
2
Palpitations
2
Psychosis
1
Weight Loss
1
Grogginess
1
Ten
Weight Gain
8
Drowsiness
5
Weight Loss
2
Loss of Appetite
1
Bed wetting
1
Dry Mouth
1
Cough
1
Nausea
1
Vomiting
1
Impotence
1
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Clonidine
Clo
Tenex
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Drowsiness
Clo
Ten
4
5
Nausea
Clo
Ten
4
1
Weight Gain
Clo
Ten
3
8
Dry Mouth
Clo
Ten
2
1
Burning
Clo
Ten
2
0
Tachycardia
Clo
Ten
2
0
Palpitations
Clo
Ten
2
0
Psychosis
Clo
Ten
1
0
Weight Loss
Clo
Ten
1
2
Grogginess
Clo
Ten
1
0
Weight Gain
Ten
Clo
8
3
Drowsiness
Ten
Clo
5
4
Weight Loss
Ten
Clo
2
1
Loss of Appetite
Ten
Clo
1
0
Bed wetting
Ten
Clo
1
0
Dry Mouth
Ten
Clo
1
2
Cough
Ten
Clo
1
0
Nausea
Ten
Clo
1
4
Vomiting
Ten
Clo
1
0
Impotence
Ten
Clo
1
0
Pregnancy Category (FDA) OpenClose all pregnancy categories
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a b c d x n
Category A
Adequate and well-controllted studies have failed to demonstrate a risk to the fetus in the first trimester of pregnancy (and there is no evidence of risk in later trimesters).
Category B
Animal reproduction studies have failed to demonstrate a risk to the fetus and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women.
Category C
Animal reproduction studies have shown an adverse effect on the fetus and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in humans, but potential benefits may warrant use of the drug in pregnant women despite potential risks.
Category D
There is positive evidence of human fetal risk based on adverse reaction data from investigational or marketing experience or studies in humans, but potential benefits may warrant use of the drug in pregnant women despite potential risks.
Category X
Studies in animals or humans have demonstrated fetal abnormalities and/or there is positive evidence of human fetal risk based on adverse reaction data from investigational or marketing experience, and the risks involved in use of the drug in pregnant women clearly outweigh potential benefits.
Category N
FDA has not classified the drug.
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C Category C
Before taking Clonidine during pregnancy, consult your doctor or pharmacists to weigh the risks and benefits.
B Category B
Before taking Tenex during pregnancy, consult your doctor or pharmacists to weigh the risks and benefits.
Alcohol warning
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There may be a negative interaction between Clonidine and alcohol.
There may be a negative interaction between Tenex and alcohol.
Method of use
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Transdermal Patch
Pill
Dosages
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: 0.1 mg/24hr, 0.2 mg/24hr, 0.3 mg/24hr
Patch: 0.1 mg/24 hr, 0.2 mg/24 hr, 0.3 mg/24 hr
Tablet: 1 mg, 2 mg
Food Instructions
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No Food Instructions
No Food Instructions
Ingredients
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Clonidine
Guanfacine Hcl
Drug Interactions
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Interaction between Clonidine and Tenex: Interaction not known, but may still exist. Always consult your doctor before taking these medications together. Do not stop taking the medications without a physician's advice.
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