If you are:
Precaution: EXCRETED IN RAT STUDIES. DECREASES PROLACTIN CONCENTRATION IN SERUM
An adult over 60:
management or monitoring precaution: Cardiovascular-More sensitive to bradycardia and orthostatic hypotension. Neuro/Psych-May be highly sedating. May exacerbate pre-existing depression. Renal-Use caution with renal impairment; monitor blood pressure closely.
Giving guanfacine HCL to a child under 12:
Severe Precaution: Behavioral changes reported including suicidality. Safety and effectiveness not established age < 6 years.
management or monitoring precaution: Monitor for behavioral changes including suicidality.
management or monitoring precaution: Long acting dose form approved age >5 years. Reports of aggression, manic behavior, hallucinations, suicide. Safety and effectiveness not established.