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Penny Williams
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My son also had significant nightmares on Intuniv and we had to stop using it. He did well on Guanfacine without that side effect though. Guanfacine is the generic, short-acting, original form. Talk with the prescribing doctor about this.

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Penny
ADDitude Community Moderator, Author & Mentor on Parenting ADHD, Mom to teen w/ ADHD, LDs, and autism