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guanfacine (Intuniv, Tenex) is a prescription medication. The brand Intuniv is prescribed to use alone or in combination to treat ADHD . The brand Tenex is prescribed to treat high blood pressure (hypertension). Side effects, drug intearctions, dosing, storage, and pregnancy safety information should be reviewed prior to taking this medicaiton.

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