Intuniv is a prescription medication used
to treat symptoms of attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD). Intuniv belongs to a group
of drugs called alpha-2 adrenergic agonists. Although the exact way this medication works
is unknown, it may treat symptoms of ADHD by affecting the part of the brain that controls
attention and impulsivity.This medication comes in extended-release tablet form and
is usually taken once a day. Intuniv tablets should be swallowed whole. Common side effects
include trouble sleeping, low blood pressure, and nausea. Intuniv may also cause sleepiness.
Do not drive or operate heavy machinery until you know how it affects you.