Questions and Answers – Clonidine

Question: So – does anyone use clonidine any more (in conjunction with stimulants for aggression or conduct problems)?  I’ve seen a number of my patients ending up on Intuniv – is that better?  Is it something I can prescribe?  I have 2-3 boys, middle school aged, on stimulants who fit the criteria I used to […]

Sleep Problems in ADHD

QUESTION:  I have been treating a 7 year old boy with ADHD using Concerta 54mg and afternoon methylphenidate.  He developed trouble sleeping which initially responded to clonidine but that seemed to stop working.  I discontinued the methylphenidate in the afternoon, and switched to guanfacine at bedtime but that was of no help.  Last week I had […]