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Tapering Off Clonidine
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
I have been taking. 3 mg of clonidine 6x day for anxiety / withdrawal. I tried to taper using the. 3 patch but had bad withdrawal. What should I try?
Taking clonidine. 1mg 3 times a day right now to help wean off morphine. Been doing this for 6 weeks. What is a good taper off/down schedule?
Detox: It's best to follow up with the prescribing physician who can monitor your symptoms and suggest you a good plan to taper off. ...Read more
I've taken. 1mg clonidine 2x/day one week, all week head felt heavy, vision blurry, tapering off it. Is reduced cerebral blood flow permanent effect?
My broken bones r healed. Want to quit roxycodone. Should I taper or quit cold turkey using clonidine?
Numerous: Clonidine stimulates α2 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
Clonidine overdose: An overdose occurs when an excessive / dangerous dose of a drug is used. A Clonidine overdose can cause: " high blood pressure, slow heart rate, fainting, shivering, difficulty breathing, tiredness, sSlurred speech, Cold, pale skin, weakness, constricted pupils, sinus bradycardia (common in child overdose), drowsiness, coma" REF: http://www. Projectknow. Com/research/clonidine-overdose/ ...Read more
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
My child have a cold and he takes clonidine at night and I gave him children nightquil is that ok?
Can be: There is no one med that is best for PTSD. Clonidine used alone or in combination with other medications may be helpful for symptoms of PTSD. PTSD treatment should include psychotherapy which may be one of several different types. See: http://www. Nimh. Nih. Gov/health/publications/post-traumatic-stress-disorder-ptsd/nimh_ptsd_booklet_38049.pdf ...Read more