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Clonidine as an anti-hypertensive---is it an ACE inhibitor, arb, beta blocker? What class of medication is it in for hbp?

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Dr. Raj Singh
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In brief: Cental alpha agonist

Clonidine acts on the central Alpha receptors and lowers sympathetic tone which lowers heart rate and blood pressure.
Clonidine is not a good long term medication due to numerous side effects and ideally has be used for short duration only.

In brief: Cental alpha agonist

Clonidine acts on the central Alpha receptors and lowers sympathetic tone which lowers heart rate and blood pressure.
Clonidine is not a good long term medication due to numerous side effects and ideally has be used for short duration only.
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