Intuniv is a long acting tablet that is taken once daily, normally in the morning, at approximately the same time each day.
Before taking Intuniv 3MG
You should not use Intuniv if you are allergic to guanfacine.
Intuniv is not approved for use by anyone younger than 6 years old.
Tell your doctor if you have ever had:
- heart problems, coronary artery disease (clogged arteries);
- a heart rhythm disorder;
- a heart attack or stroke;
- high or low blood pressure;
- liver disease; or
- kidney disease.
It is not known whether Intuniv will harm an unborn baby. Tell your doctor if you are pregnant or plan to become pregnant.
It may not be safe to breast-feed a baby while you are using this medicine. Ask your doctor about any risks.
Intuniv 3MG dosing information
Usual Pediatric Dose for Attention Deficit Disorder:
6 YEARS TO LESS THAN 18 YEARS:
Initial dose: 1 mg orally once a day, either in the morning or evening, at approximately the same time each day; may adjust in increments of no more than 1 mg/week.
Recommended target dose: 0.05 to 0.12 mg/kg/day (total daily dose between 1 and 7 mg) once a day, depending on clinical response and tolerability
Maximum dose: 6 to 12 years: Doses above 4 mg/day have not been evaluated; 13 to 17 years: Doses above 7 mg/day have not been evaluated.
Comments: Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) may require treatment for an extended period of time; healthcare providers should periodically reevaluate treatment and adjust dose as needed.
Use: Treatment of ADHD as monotherapy and as adjunctive therapy to stimulant medications.
What happens if I miss a dose of Inutiv 3MG?
Avoid taking Intuniv with high-fat foods, or your body could absorb the medicine too quickly.
Take the medicine as soon as you can, but skip the missed dose if it is almost time for your next dose. Do not take two doses at one time.
Call your doctor for instructions if you miss more than 2 doses in a row.