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Must clonidine be taken 2x a day to prevent rebound hypertension? Daytime dose causing head to ache. Nighttime dose helps with sleep and is effective

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Dr. Donald Jacobson
Psychiatry
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Yes, unless you use

An extended release form, but that is called Kapvay and is only approved for children with adhd.
Please discuss these or other options with your prescribing physician.Let your doctor know about your side effects. Best wishes to you.

In brief: Yes, unless you use

An extended release form, but that is called Kapvay and is only approved for children with adhd.
Please discuss these or other options with your prescribing physician.Let your doctor know about your side effects. Best wishes to you.
Dr. Donald Jacobson
Dr. Donald Jacobson
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Dr. Payam Mehranpour
Internal Medicine - Cardiology
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Yes

Oral Clonidine should be taken twice a day if treating high blood pressure.
If you have problems with the pill, you may consider changing to the patch or changing to another medication. Discuss with your doctor.

In brief: Yes

Oral Clonidine should be taken twice a day if treating high blood pressure.
If you have problems with the pill, you may consider changing to the patch or changing to another medication. Discuss with your doctor.
Dr. Payam Mehranpour
Dr. Payam Mehranpour
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