Intuniv: Answers to Your ADHD Medication Questions

Intuniv is a once-a-day non-stimulant medication, similar to guanfacine, used to treat children, ages 6 to 17, with ADHD. Here`s what you need to know.

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How has Intuniv worked for your patients?

I started out as a skeptic about Intuniv — a time-release version of the alpha-2 agonist guanfacine — but my ADHD patients’ favorable responses have made me an advocate for it. I prescribe it for all age groups, not just the six- to 17-year-old group for which the FDA approved it. I almost always use it as an adjunct to a stimulant.

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TAGS: Intuniv, Nonstimulant ADHD Medications, ADHD Medication and Children

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