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What Is Guanfacine ER Used For?

How Does Guanfacine ER Work?

Guanfacine ER is a long-acting form of a medication that has been used for decades to treat high blood pressure. It belongs to a class of drugs known as alpha-2a adrenergic receptor agonists. At this time, it is unknown exactly how guanfacine ER works to treat ADHD.

Off-Label Uses for Guanfacine ER

On occasion, your healthcare provider may recommend this medicine for something other than treating ADHD in individuals 6 to 17 years old. Using guanfacine ER in young children or adults would be considered an off-label use.
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