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Guanfacine ER Dosage

General Dosing Information for Guanfacine ER

Some considerations to keep in mind with guanfacine ER include the following:
 
  • Guanfacine ER comes in the form of an extended-release tablet. It is taken by mouth, usually once a day.
     
  • Do not crush, chew, or break the tablets, as this will cause the medication to be released too quickly. The tablets must be swallowed whole.
     
  • Guanfacine ER can be taken with or without food. However, it should not be taken with a high-fat meal, as this increases the absorption of the medication too much, which could lead to overdose symptoms.
     
  • Try to give this medication at the same time each day.
     
  • For guanfacine ER to work properly, it must be taken as prescribed. This drug will not work if your child stops taking it.
     
  • If you are unsure about anything related to your child's dosage or guanfacine ER dosing in general, talk with your doctor, nurse, or pharmacist.
     
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