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Cause of clonidine overdose

A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 25 years experience
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 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Leto Quarles
Family Medicine 23 years experience
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
Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 25 years experience
Potentially: Clonidine overdose can paradoxically cause elevated blood pressure. Slowed heart rate,drowsiness, weakness, fainting, difficulty breathing, skin that ... Read More
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Carroll
Nuclear Medicine 53 years experience
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
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Rasak
Cardiology 33 years experience
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
A 22-year-old member asked:
Dr. Frank Kuitems
Internal Medicine 39 years experience
No: Naloxone is only effective for narcotic/opioids class of medications reversing overdoses
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Szawaluk
Cardiology 31 years experience
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 48-year-old male asked:
Dr. Donald Colantino
Internal Medicine 61 years experience
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.
A 20-year-old male asked:
Dr. Felix Brizuela
Neurology 32 years experience
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 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Dennis Giannini
Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation 36 years experience
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.
A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. George Mathew
Cardiology 58 years experience
No: They don't do that!

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