New Orleans, LA
A 73-year-old male asked:
My date of birth is 2/3/45 accidentally took my friends 0.1 mg clonidine. i do not have hypertension and take no meds except xanax (alprazolam) 0.5 mg what to do?
2 doctor answers • 3 doctors weighed in
Cardiology 51 years experience
Clonidine: that small dose of clonidine is unlikely to cause you a problem, if you get dizzy or sleepy get seen by a Doc to check you
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Neurology 36 years experience
Rebound hypertension: occurs with clonidine withdrawal. You are unlikely to have this having taken a single dose. Low blood pressure, however, can lead to orthostatic syncope. Do not arise from a reclining position without remaining seated for a few minutes to reduce the risk of this. The clonidine will wear off after 12 hours at most. Do not take Viagra (sildenafil) or nitrates for the next 12 hours.
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Last updated May 18, 2016
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