d. Alpha 2 Adrenergic Agonists

**Dosage should be individualized according to the therapeutic needs and response of the patient**

BrandGenericFormStrengthDosingMax DoseDurationPeak EffectNotes/Medication guideTier Soonre CareTier BCBSTier TriCare
KapvayClonidine HCL extended releaseTablets0.1, 0.2 mg0.1 mg/day @ bed time, increments of 0.1mg weekly

Dosing guide
0.4 mg24 hrs3-5 hrsSwallowed whole and never crushed cut or chewed.
Take with or without food.
When added-on to a psychostimulant can be adjusted depending on the patient’s response.
Med guide
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brand, NF
1
IntunivGuanfacine extended release Tablets1, 2, 3, 4 mg6 yr: Start with 1 mg daily
Adjust in increments of no more than 1 mg/week
2-3 mg5 hrsDo not crushed, chewed or broken before swallowing.
Do not take with high fat diet.
Med guide
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