Medication for the treatment of your child's core symptoms of ADHD can be life changing. However feeling well informed is an essential part of the decision making process with your specialist. The following pages will inform you of current up to date knowledge and empower you and your child to be key members of the team. 

Guanfacine: brand name Intuniv

Guanfacine: brand name Intuniv

Guanfacine (gwan-fa-seen), is one of the non-stimulant medications used to treat Attention Deficit Hyperactvity Disorder in Australia. It is used in children and adolescents who do not repond to or have significant side effects from stimulant medication such as methylphenidate or dexamphetamine. It can alos be used as an add on medication to stimulants to provide cover over 24 hours.

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