For treatment of high blood pressure, the usual starting dose of clonidine is 0. No adequate, well-controlled studies have been conducted in pregnant women. If you have kidney disease: The most frequent which appear to be dose-related are dry mouth, occurring in about 40 of patients; drowsiness, about 33 in ; dizziness, about 16 in ; constipation and sedation, each about 10 in If you wear contact lenses, this may be a problem for you. The Clonidine patch was more effective than the oral tablets in decreasing these withdrawal symptoms and nicotine cravings.
A further rise in the plasma levels will not enhance the antihypertensive effect. The contents herein are for informational purposes only. Make sure you know how you react to this medicine before you drive, use machines, or do anything else that could be dangerous if you are not alert. Stop taking the medication and seek immediate medical attention if any of the following occur: Clonidine hydrochloride is an odorless, bitter, white, crystalline substance soluble in water and alcohol.
Overview TOP Clonidine is used alone or together with other medicines to treat high blood pressure hypertension. Some products have ingredients that could raise your blood pressure.
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Information last revised July Do not flush medications down the toilet or pour them into a drain unless instructed to do so. He was on melatonin for three years. Uses This medication is used alone or with other medications to treat attention deficit hyperactivity disorder ADHD as part of a total treatment plan, including psychological, social, and other treatments.
Also tell them about any supplements you take. Proper Use Drug information provided by: Terms and conditions of use. Clonidine has also been prescribed to treat opiate withdrawal symptoms and attention deficit syndrome in children. In fact, many may feel normal. Notes Do not share this medication with others. Go to medicine cabinet.
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Based on observations in patients in a state of alcoholic delirium it has been suggested that high intravenous doses of clonidine may increase the arrhythmogenic potential QT-prolongation, ventricular fibrillation of high intravenous doses of haloperidol.