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Ocd is characterized by the presence of obsessions/compulsions that are recognized as excessive/unreasonable and time consuming (> 1 hr/day). Obsessions are recurrent/persistent thoughts, impulses, or images. Compulsions are repetitive behaviors or mental acts that one feels driven to perform in response to an obsession. The compulsions are aimed at preventing or ...Read more
I have a 26 month old that took a clonidine 0.1mg what should I do or what will happen will he be okay?
Clonidime: First this is event to get ur attention. Why did child have access to it? So, lesson- lock stuff up. Second child probably be ok, but drug affects sympathetic nervous system which could lower heart rate, cause severe dry mouth, drop the blood pressure. If child lethargic, seek help. Had it been in early stages n er would have purged him. Since don't give time span, what is done is done. Go er if c. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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 pheochomocytoma. Pheochromocytomas release catecholamines like Epinephrine that raise heart rate and bp. The Clonidine test blood levels of catecholamines measured before and after giving clonidine. If there was no change, that was positive for pheo. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Yes: Take him immediately to the emergency room! ...Read more
Yes.: The question you better ask is WHY? He/she may need plenty of help ...Read more