Tenex Generic Name & Formulations
Guanfacine (as HCl) 1mg, 2mg; tabs.
Central alpha-2 agonist.
Tabs 1mg—100, 500; 2mg—100
Tenex Dosage and Administration
Initially 1mg/day at bedtime. May increase to 2mg/day at bedtime; usual max 3mg/day.
Tenex Boxed Warnings
Severe coronary insufficiency. Recent MI. Cerebrovascular disease. Chronic renal or hepatic failure. Avoid abrupt cessation. Elderly. Labor & delivery: not recommended for treating hypertension due to pregnancy toxemia. Pregnancy (Cat.B). Nursing mothers.
Additive sedation with alcohol, other CNS depressants. Caution with microsomal enzyme inducing drugs (eg, barbiturates, phenytoin) in renal impairment.
Tenex Adverse Reactions
Dry mouth, somnolence, dizziness, headache, impotence, asthenia, constipation, fatigue.
Tenex Clinical Trials
Tenex Patient Counseling