SIDE EFFECTS: The most common side effects associated with guanfacine treatment are
Other important side effects that are rare, but serious, are:
- hair loss,
- memory impairment,
- heart failure,
- skin problems,
- difficulty swallowing,
- hypersensitivity or
- heart attack,
- rebound hypertension,
- kidney failure,
- rapid heartbeat, and
- visual disturbance.
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