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cause of clonidine overdose

A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Clonidine overdose: An overdose occurs when an excessive / dangerous dose of a drug is used. A Clonidine overdose can cause: " high blood pressure, slow heart rate, faint ... Read More

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A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Leto Quarles
22 years experience Family Medicine
Could be: Clonidine lowers blood pressure, slows heart rate, and decreases breathing, so overdose can be potentially fatal. All overdoses of any medications sho ... Read More
A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Carroll
52 years experience Nuclear Medicine
EMERGENCY ROOM: Adults naloxone initial no respiratory depression: 0.1 to 0.4 mg IV or im respiratory depression: 1 to 2 mg IV or ... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Rasak
32 years experience Cardiology
Rate and bp: The most common side effects are low blood pressure and slow heart rate. Fatigue is also a common side effect. As a result of low pulse and low pressu ... Read More
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A 24-year-old member asked:
Dr. Frank Kuitems
38 years experience Internal Medicine
No: Naloxone is only effective for narcotic/opioids class of medications reversing overdoses
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Szawaluk
30 years experience Cardiology
Potentially: Can cause a significant drop in blood pressure or a drop in heart rate which cam mimic symptoms of a tia. See your doctor asap.
A 54-year-old male asked:
Dr. Donald Colantino
60 years experience Internal Medicine
Side effect: Dryness of the mouth is a side effect of Clonidine and reducing the dose may be the only practical way to lessen this side effect.
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A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. Felix Brizuela
31 years experience Neurology
Not really: If you are having panic attacks, you need to address with the appropriate treatment. Unlikely for clonidine to cause, in fact, my treat. Sometimes c ... Read More
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Dennis Giannini
35 years experience Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Not likely: Can be used to treat night sweats. Although one study in 2009 revealed it resulted in a 0.92% incidence of night sweats.
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A 49-year-old female asked:
Dr. George Mathew
57 years experience Cardiology
No: They don't do that!

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