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A 60-year-old male asked:

Is clonidine typically used for very high blood pressure or can it be used for stage 1 hypertension, as well?

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Dr. Payam Mehranpour
Internal Medicine - Cardiology 25 years experience
Anti-hypertensive: It can be but usually not recommended or used for stage i hypertension. Typically betablocker, acei or arb, thiazide diuretics, or calcium channel blockers are recommended used as first line agents.
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