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Can catapres (clonidine) cause night sweats?

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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.
Dr. Dan Fisher
Internal Medicine 27 years experience
Not likely....: But possible. Why are you taking the clonidine? Night sweats could also be related to the reason you are taking it.
Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 25 years experience
Clonidine: Clonidine has been used to treat hyperhidrosis, night sweats & hot flushes.

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