Guanfacine vs Ritalin

Guanfacine
Ritalin
Other name: Tenex Tenex
Other name: Concerta Concerta
Satisfaction Score
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4.2
Very Satisfied
Satisfaction Score
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3.3
Moderately Satisfied
Helpfulness
for ADHD
4.8
Concern level
1.3
Helpfulness
for ADHD
2.0
Concern level
1.7
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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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Methylphenidate (Ritalin) is a stimulant drug approved for Therapy of attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder, postural orthostatic tachycardia syndrome and narcolepsy. It may also be prescribed for off-label use in treatment-resistant cases of le...
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Top Concerns
Gua
Weight Gain
8
Drowsiness
7
Aggression
6
Inattentive
4
Weight Loss
3
Psychosis
3
Nightmares
2
Nausea
2
Dry Mouth
2
Mood Swings
2
Top Concerns
Rit
Addiction
9
Headaches
5
Euphoria
4
Withdrawal Symptoms
4
Irritability
4
Drowsiness
3
Psychosis
2
Nausea
2
Mood Swings
2
Paranoia
2
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Weight Gain
Gua
Rit
8
0
Drowsiness
Gua
Rit
7
3
Aggression
Gua
Rit
6
0
Inattentive
Gua
Rit
4
0
Weight Loss
Gua
Rit
3
0
Psychosis
Gua
Rit
3
2
Nightmares
Gua
Rit
2
0
Nausea
Gua
Rit
2
2
Dry Mouth
Gua
Rit
2
0
Mood Swings
Gua
Rit
2
2
Addiction
Rit
Gua
9
0
Headaches
Rit
Gua
5
0
Euphoria
Rit
Gua
4
0
Withdrawal Symptoms
Rit
Gua
4
0
Irritability
Rit
Gua
4
0
Drowsiness
Rit
Gua
3
7
Psychosis
Rit
Gua
2
3
Nausea
Rit
Gua
2
2
Mood Swings
Rit
Gua
2
2
Paranoia
Rit
Gua
2
0
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About Guanfacine
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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Guanfacine
About Ritalin
Methylphenidate (Ritalin) is a stimulant drug approved for Therapy of attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder, postural orthostatic tachycardia syndrome and narcolepsy. It may also be prescribed for off-label use in treatment-resistant cases of le...
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