Common brand names: Intuniv and Tenex.

Tenex is approved by the US Food and Drug Administration to treat the following disorders:
  • Hypertension
  • Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD)

In addition it is commonly used 'off-label' (which means that it is not formally approved by the US FDA but has shown good anecdotal efficacy in treating the disorder) for the following disorders:
  • Motor Tics and Tourette's syndrome
  • Anxiety disorders
  • Conduct Disorders