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Clonidine

A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Linda Gromko
47 years experience in Family Medicine
With prescription.: With a legal prescription written by a licensed prescriber, you may be able to order Clonidine from an on-line pharmacy. I know there are people who o ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Amandeep Kaur
9 years experience in Family Medicine
Be careful: Clonidine is sometimes used for some symptoms management of opiod withdrawl although using the combination can be tricky. Clonidine should be avoided ... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
50 years experience in Cardiology
Clonidine: We often recommend taking Clonidine at night so that the fatigue commonly caused by it is less during the daytime and the Clonidine can help sleep.
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tonga Nfor
15 years experience in Cardiology
That's a big dose: 0.6mg is a very big dose of clonidine. That is above the common recommended dose!
A 45-year-old female asked:
Dr. Lynne Weixel
35 years experience in Clinical Psychology
No reason for that: Doctors say "No!" They also suggest that you work w/ a doctor to help you go through opiate termination. It's the safest way and you deserve all the s ... Read More
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Crespin
27 years experience in Gastroenterology
Old test: Previous to MRI and good chemical test to measure catecholamine levels, the Clonidine suppression test was done to look for a rare tumor called pheoch ... Read More
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Brian Nichol
29 years experience in Anesthesiology
No: Buspar (buspirone) is a ssri often used to effectively treat anxiety disorders.
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Douglas Bey
56 years experience in Psychiatry
No: It's is a minor tranquilizer--for Effexor (venlafaxine) discontinuance symptoms the best is take a small (37.5) of effexor (venlafaxine).
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Laura Wuarin
23 years experience in Psychiatry
Yes and no: Clonazepam and xanax (alprazolam) are benzodiazepines often used to treat anxiety-panic attcks, gad or ptsd. They are similar but xanax (alprazolam) i ... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bennett Werner
43 years experience in Cardiology
Yes: Yes, .
A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Lynne Weixel
35 years experience in Clinical Psychology
Not at all!: These do together with major risks between ALL! Don't just stop them but DO contact your Dr immediately and if there's any delay, find a good pharmaci ... Read More
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A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Michael Dansie
15 years experience in Family Medicine
Hypertension Med: Treats high blood pressure. A lower blood pressure can reduce the risk of strokes and heart attacks. Also treats attention deficit hyperactivity disor ... Read More
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A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Lynne Weixel
35 years experience in Clinical Psychology
So much medication: It might be necessary to take some drugs but I question the risks already and adding the new one is especially bad w/ cymbalta (duloxetine). It can ca ... Read More
A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gerard Honore
28 years experience in Fertility Medicine
Ask the: Doctor if he'll prescribe clonidine.
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A member asked:
Dr. Pamela Pappas
41 years experience in Psychiatry
Not first choice but: Gabapentin has no cross-tolerance with benzodiazepines, so would probably not be first choice for xanax (alprazolam) withdrawal. However, there is at ... Read More
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Suzanne Ducate
Specializes in Psychiatry
No.: Buspar (buspirone) and Klonopin are from two different classes of drugs. Buspar (buspirone) is not a benzodiazepine and does not cause tolerance or wi ... Read More
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A 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. Glen Elliott
42 years experience in Child Psychiatry
Probably: I suspect your son was on 0.05 mg of Clonidine 2x a day; that's about the same as 1 mg of guanfacine. They're in the same family of medications, work ... Read More
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mara Fiorentino
35 years experience in Psychiatry
Buproprion: Bupropion sr and wellbutrin (bupropion) xl are two different products with the same active antidepressant drug (buproprion) but they differ in the del ... Read More
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Payam Mehranpour
22 years experience in Cardiology
Yes...: Assuming that you are taking Clonidine for high blood pressure, there should be no significant problems with continuation of this drug. In fact, most ... Read More
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Abdul Khokhar
34 years experience in Anesthesiology
Clonidine: we use Clonidine in epidural analgesia and it help in pain and spasm control
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Susan Uhrich
35 years experience in Psychiatry
In short, yes.: Wellbutrin (bupropion) is a norepinephrine/dopamine agonist.
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A 35-year-old male asked:
Dr. Oscar Novick
57 years experience in Pediatrics
Drugs: the two drugs can be taken together but could cause heart arrhythmias
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A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Phillip Goebel
15 years experience in Emergency Medicine
Not first choice: Clonidine is a blood pressure medication that also has several other uses. It would not be my first choice as a sleep aid. Please talk with your perso ... Read More
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A 31-year-old male asked:
Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Ali answered
31 years experience in Psychiatry
Zoloft (sertraline): Yes it is. Dopamin reuptake inhibition increases as dose increase.
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A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Diane Minich
36 years experience in Family Medicine
Different classes: Of medications, i would suggest you see your doctor again and discuss with them to find a treatment that will work for you, .
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A 45-year-old female asked:
Dr. Rick Koch
Dr. Rick Koch answered
21 years experience in Cardiology
Many options: Talk to your physician about best choice for you.
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Steven Saunders
42 years experience in Internal Medicine
Effexor (venlafaxine): Like many antidepressants may cause weight gain, fatigue and sexual dysfunction. Usually mild if at all and tremendous benefits in treating depression ... Read More
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A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. Paul Pyles
32 years experience in Addiction Medicine
Talk to your doctor : You need close medical supervision if on this combination of medication. Sedation and respiratory suppression are the main concerns. Don't do it alone ... Read More
A member asked:
Dr. Romanth Waghmarae
38 years experience in Pain Management
Accupril (quinapril): This is used for high blood pressure. It will not address opioid withdrawal.
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A 77-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gregory Lewis
43 years experience in Urology
See answer : 3 blood pressure meds (t, l, c) and an anti-inflammatory NSAID medication (ce) with potential for some adverse interaction(s). 1) t+c: may lower BP or ... Read More
A 76-year-old member asked:
Dr. Christopher Nicora
23 years experience in Internal Medicine
No interaction: No interaction with Valtrex and xanax (alprazolam).
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A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. Elizabeth Trinidad
26 years experience in Neurosurgery
Keep watch: 42 is pretty low for heart rate, check with your doctor.
A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Patrick Tapia
12 years experience in Psychiatry
Low probability: There are the possibility of low probability side effects. With respect to specific interactions, the most prominent thing to remember is that if you ... Read More
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A 7-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bennett Machanic
51 years experience in Neurology
Best approach: Contact your primary care physician or gynecologist, and get care directly as out-patient. The er is not designed for chronic on-going care, and the ... Read More
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A 54-year-old male asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience in Psychiatry
Drug interaction: Concurrent use of BuSpar (buspirone) & Brintellix (vortioxetine) could increase risk for serotonin syndrome.
A 27-year-old member asked:
Dr. Paul Grin
Dr. Paul Grin answered
35 years experience in Pain Management
No: Cymbalta (duloxetine) is not an addictive medication but if abused may lead and result in the classic cycle of addiction for a long period of time. Cy ... Read More
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Garner
15 years experience in Cardiology
Define normal: Clonidine has effects on receptors within the brain; this is its mechanism of action. People have reported a variety of unusual side effects based on ... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Shabbir Hossain
15 years experience in Internal Medicine
Half life 6-20 hrs: In 6-20 hours half the Clonidine gone. That's 1 half life. In 4-6 half lives most of the medicine should be gone and hopefully your side effects as we ... Read More
A 12-year-old male asked:
Dr. Shah Chowdhury
41 years experience in Pediatrics
Diarrhea: No Imodium (loperamide) for diarrhea in children. It may mask some organic cause. Childhood diarrhea is mostly viral origin, usually associated wit ... Read More
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Dr. Ralph Morgan Lewis
37 years experience in Family Medicine
Caution advised: Since the two drugs have an additive effect & may increase risk of CNS depression &/or psychomotor impairment.
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Rasak
32 years experience in 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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