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Clonidine And Seizures
Clonidine is a very powerful hbp medicine that is not used to treat seizures. In very extreme circumstances, Clonidine overdose may cause symptoms.
There are several off label use of Clonidine but I have not heard of seizures being one of them.
Do not use without medical supervision. ...Read more
Seen in ER for seizures last night. Thought pseudo.I just thought today may be clonidine toxicity. Should i go back?
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 expense of each visit can be very onerous. Yes, get the records and all pertainent details and plan an approach to deal with this. ...Read more
If u r having opiate withdrawal & have eplipsey, wpw, & diabetes can it cause death? Has anti-seizure meds. & clonidine from er.
Took 600mg of tramadol , 8 fioricet , 25 mg amitripyline , all spaced out over 24 hours. Should i take clonidine or a .1 klonopin (clonazepam) to keep from seizur?
Short answer, no: I'd change the answer to yes if you have a history of seizures. However, if there is a history of seizures you need to just stop the tramadol. The other medications shouldn't predispose you to seizures. You aren't taking excessive amounts of tramadol, so i don't think you need to proactively take those medications to prevent seizure. Again, history is everything with this recommendation. ...Read more
no respiratory depression: 0.1 to 0.4 mg IV or im
respiratory depression: 1 to 2 mg IV or im
next, if no response or incomplete response
give 2 mg IV or im every 3-5 minutes to a total of 10-20 mg
Atropine 0.5 to 1 mg iv
Dopamine 5-20 mcg/kg/minute
start low and titrate for effect. ...Read more
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Yes: Yes, that should be fine.Get a more detailed answer ›
It can, but: It can but the side effects are additive so one must be cautious and be monitored. In particular, in susceptible individuals, heart rate can become too slow. ...Read more
Clonidine+glucophage: No drug-drug interactions are listed for concomitant use of these drugs. ...Read more
Depends: Depends on weight and indication.Get a more detailed answer ›
Not usually: Would certainly not be my first choice, and have never noticed it to be effective in migraine therapy. Many good choices, and might consider depakote, topirimate, naproxen, indomethacin, or otc riboflavin, co-q10, butterbur, feverfew; also, botox, acupuncture, occipital nerve blocks. Find a headache expert. ...Read more
7 year old: You should never add any medication for your son to take until you have discussed this with a Pediatrician. ...Read more
Yes, but: They can be used together but caution must be exercised as the combination increases sedation/fatigue and can lower BP excessively. ...Read more