ADHD and Your Child

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ADHD is a common disorder that affects children of all ages and there are many options for treatment. Guanfacine ER is a medication that has been used for other purposes in the past but now has been researched for the treatment of ADHD. It is an efficacious drug to reduce the symptoms of ADHD as reported by parents or caregivers in children and adolescents ages 6-17 when compared to placebo.


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Ritter, Kristin. (2008). ADHD and Your Child. Retrieved from the University Digital Conservancy,

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