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Drug Name:

TENEX Rx

Generic Name and Formulations:
Guanfacine (as HCl) 1mg, 2mg; tabs.

Company:
Promius Pharma, LLC

Therapeutic Use:

Indications for TENEX:

Hypertension.

Adult:

Initially 1mg/day at bedtime. May increase to 2mg/day at bedtime; usual max 3mg/day.

Children:

Not recommended.

Warnings/Precautions:

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.

Pharmacological Class:

Central alpha-2 agonist.

Interactions:

Additive sedation with alcohol, other CNS depressants. Caution with microsomal enzyme inducing drugs (eg, barbiturates, phenytoin) in renal impairment.

Adverse Reactions:

Dry mouth, somnolence, dizziness, headache, impotence, asthenia, constipation, fatigue.

How Supplied:

Tabs 1mg—100, 500; 2mg—100


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