Parents of ADHD Children
Has anyone made the switch from Tenex (Guanfacine) to Intuniv?
My son has been on Tenex for about 8 months now. He couldn’t tolerate stimulants and the tenex has helped with his impulsivity tremendously. He takes it at 7:40 before school and at 3:15 when he comes home. His psychiatrist thinks we should switch him to Intuniv so he’s more steady throughout the day and isn’t so emotional when he comes home. He said it takes about 45 minutes for his second dose to kick in and he’s just a mess until about 4:00 since his morning does has completely worn off. Has anyone made the switch? Thr dr says it should be easy because it’s really the same medicine,but it took us a few tried to find the tenex that I’m nervous about switching. Anyone have any experience making the switch?
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