Guanfacine Pharmacology Podcast

On this episode of the podcast, I cover guanfacine pharmacology, adverse effects, drug interactions, and much more.

Guanfacine is a central acting alpha-2 agonist that has the brand names of Tenex and Intuniv.

Because of guanfacine’s mechanism of action, it suppresses the sympathetic response leading to a drop in pulse and blood pressure.

It is important to remind patients that the onset of action is slow in the management of ADHD with guanfacine. I discuss this further in this podcast episode.

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