Generic Name and Formulations:
Guanfacine (as HCl) 1mg, 2mg; tabs.
Promius Pharma, LLC
Indications for TENEX:
Initially 1mg/day at bedtime. May increase to 2mg/day at bedtime; usual max 3mg/day.
Severe coronary insufficiency. Recent MI. Cerebrovascular disease. Chronic renal or hepatic failure. Avoid abrupt cessation. Elderly. Labor & delivery: not recommended for treating hypertension due to pregnancy toxemia. Pregnancy (Cat.B). Nursing mothers.
Additive sedation with alcohol, other CNS depressants. Caution with microsomal enzyme inducing drugs (eg, barbiturates, phenytoin) in renal impairment.
Central alpha-2 agonist.
Dry mouth, somnolence, dizziness, headache, impotence, asthenia, constipation, fatigue.
Tabs 1mg—100, 500; 2mg—100
Psychiatry Advisor Articles
- ACOG Update: Marijuana Use Discouraged During Pregnancy, Breastfeeding
- Asenapine Prevents Recurrence of Mood Events in Bipolar Disorder
- Depression Profiles in Patients With Type 1 Diabetes vs Type 2 Diabetes
- No Evidence of Personality Changes Prior to Developing Cognitive Impairment, Dementia
- Retirement Saving Behavior Associated With Psychological Distress
- Suicidal Behavior, Thoughts Associated With Perfectionist Tendencies
- Physicians Spend Nearly 6 Hours on EHR Tasks Per Day
- CBT, Acceptance Commitment Therapy Helpful for Those With Chronic Pain
- Depression Reduced by Social Belonging, Feelings of Inclusion
- Sleep Disturbance May Be Causal Factor in Psychotic Experiences
- Venlafaxine XR Safe, Effective in Treating Generalized Anxiety Disorder
- Enhanced Vaccination Effectiveness in Older Adults Linked to Positive Mood
- Subjective Cognitive Decline Linked to Alzheimer Biomarker
- Unnecessary Costs Associated With Low-Cost, Low-Value Health Services
- Is Hypertension Linked to an Increased Risk of Dementia?