What is Intuniv?

Intuniv is a medication containing the active ingredient guanfacine which is used to treat children and adolescents with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD). It is known as a selective alpha-2A adrenergic receptor antagonist. Intuniv is not a stimulant. It is thought to work by regulating the activity of certain chemicals in the brain and thus decrease the symptoms of ADHD.

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