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What are the side effects of clonidine?

What are the side effects of clonidine?

Variable: Commonly include: dry mouth, fatigue, constipation, headache, bradycardia. A more worrisome side effect is rebound hypertension since it is a short acting drug. Speak with your doctor. ...Read more

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Clonidine (Definition)

is an alpha 2 adrenergic agonist used in the management of mild to moderate hypertension and as an analgesic in the management ...Read more


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What are the side effects of catapres (clonidine)?

What are the side effects of catapres (clonidine)?

Numerous: Clonidine stimulates ?2 receptors, which causes the heart to beat less forcefully and blood vessels to dilate (increase in diameter), which lowers blood pressure, hence its classification as an anti-hypertensive (though it has many other clinical uses). Side effects include hypotension (too low blood pressure), dry mouth, fatigue, weakness, nausea, constipation and many more. ...Read more

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What are some possible side effects of catapres (clonidine)?

What are some possible side effects of catapres (clonidine)?

Some common side eff: Dry mouth, constipation and feeling sleepy or lethargic are some of the common side effects I have encountered in my patients. ...Read more

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What are all the side effects of catapres (clonidine) 150 mg?

What are all the side effects of catapres (clonidine) 150 mg?

Clonidine: Well to start with death. The dose noted is 1500 times the starting dose. If the dose was meant to be 150 mcg then it still is not right as the med is not made in that size. It comes in 0.1-0.3 mg tablets. This is a blood pressure medication that needs close monitoring because misuse can lead to severe side effects in the patient. ...Read more

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How long does it take for side effects from clonidine to go away?

How long does it take for side effects from clonidine to go away?

Half life 6-20 hrs: In 6-20 hours half the Clonidine gone. That's 1 half life. In 4-6 half lives most of the medicine should be gone and hopefully your side effects as well! ...Read more

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Daughter on 0.05mg clonidine before bed for past 2wks. Causing side effects. Dr. said "just stop" giving it to her. Shouldn't she be weaned off?

Daughter on 0.05mg clonidine before bed for past 2wks. Causing side effects. Dr. said "just stop" giving it to her. Shouldn't she be weaned off?

No: It's true that rebound hypertension can occur if clonidine is suddenly stopped. However, this dose is already very low and there really is no further tapering that can be done. Serious side effects from stopping this low dose are very unlikely. ...Read more

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Doctor doubled my dosage of cardura (doxazosin) and along with clonidine will my body get use to the side effects?

Doctor doubled my dosage of cardura (doxazosin) and along with clonidine will my body get use to the side effects?

Usually: Minimize dizziness-lightheadedness, get up slowly when rising from a sitting or lying position, switching from Cardura (doxazosin) immediate-release (ir) to Cardura (doxazosin) xl, therapy initiated with the lowest dose (4 mg once daily). Prior to starting therapy with Cardura (doxazosin) xl, the final evening dose of Cardura (doxazosin) should not be taken. Pde-5 inhibitor therapy should be initiated at lowest dose in patients taking cardur. ...Read more

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If you take Xanax 0.23 mg, catapres 0.3 mg and Enablex (darifenacin) 15 mg all at once, what are the side effects?

If you take Xanax 0.23 mg, catapres 0.3 mg and Enablex (darifenacin) 15 mg all at once, what are the side effects?

See below: The only interaction between these medications is that both Catapres and xanax (alprazolam) are CNS depressants and may slow reaction time and make you sleepy. Otherwise side efffects are same as any one of medications seperately. Fyi, i would recommend an alternative to xanax (alprazolam) as it is highly addictive and you develop tolerance to its effects very quickly. ...Read more

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Topocil, zocor, (simvastatin) clonadine side effects?

Topocil, zocor, (simvastatin) clonadine side effects?

Zocor:muscle aches: Topicil, an antibiotic, not in my field of expertise zocor: a statin, can cause muscle aches in some people;also transient liver function abnormalities all recersible upon discontinuation of the drug clonidine:blood pressure medication, can cause drowsiness, slow heart beat, in high doses, even heart block.A very good drug if used right. ...Read more

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I just recently got put on levemir (insulin detemir) flexpen and I also take clonidine I read that clonidine lowers the effects of levemir (insulin detemir) is that true?

Not exactly: Clonidine does not alter the effectiveness of Levemir (insulin detemir), (insulin detemir) however it CAN mask the symptoms of hypoglycemia that can be caused if you take too much Levemir (insulin detemir). As long as you are keeping close tabs on your blood sugar levels and not allowing them to go too low you should be fine. ...Read more

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Can i get clonidine online?

Clonidine online.: Not advised, even if possible.

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