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Clonidine

Clonidine Information

Clonidine Benefits & Uses - Clonidine Benefits & Uses in English

Clonidine is used to treat the following -

Clonidine Dosage & How to Take - Clonidine Dosage & How to Take in English

This is the usual dosage recommended in most common treatment cases. Please remember that every patient and their case is different, so the dosage can be different based on the disease, route of administration, patient's age and medical history.

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Ingredients of Clonidine - Clonidine Active Ingredients in English

Clonidine

Clonidine Side Effects - Clonidine Side Effects in English

Based on research, the following side effects have been observed when Clonidine is used -

  1. सिरदर्द Mild (और पढ़ें - सिर दर्द के घरेलू उपाय)
  2. मुंह सूखना Mild
  3. मतली या उलटी
  4. थकान Mild
  5. ऊंघना
  6. चक्कर आना Mild (और पढ़ें - चक्कर आने पर करें ये घरेलू उपाय)
  7. कब्ज Moderate (और पढ़ें - कब्ज के घरेलू उपाय)
  8. नपुंसकता Moderate (और पढ़ें - नपुंसकता के घरेलू उपाय)
  9. डिप्रेशन (और पढ़ें - डिप्रेशन के घरेलू उपाय)
  10. ओर्थोस्टैटिक हाइपोटेंशन (खड़े होने पर अचानक रक्तचाप कम होना)
  11. छाती में दर्द Moderate (और पढ़ें - छाती में दर्द के घरेलू उपाय)
  12. तेज धड़कन (सीने का फड़फड़ाना)
  13. अनिद्रा Mild
  14. नाक बंद
  15. एरिथमा (चमड़ी पर लाल-लाल दाने)
  16. एडिमा Moderate
  17. चिंता Mild (और पढ़ें - चिंता दूर करने के घरेलू उपाय)
  18. भूख कम लगना
  19. मंदनाड़ी

Clonidine Related Warnings - Clonidine Related Warnings in English

Is the use of Clonidine safe for pregnant women?

Clonidine shows severe effect on pregnant women. For this reason, take it after medical advice only. Taking it with your desire can be harmful.

Severe

Is the use of Clonidine safe during breastfeeding?

Clonidine may cause serious side effects in breastfeeding women, so do not take this drug without doctor's advice.

Severe

What is the effect of Clonidine on the Kidneys?

Clonidine has very mild side effects on the kidney.

Mild

What is the effect of Clonidine on the Liver?

Side effects of Clonidine rarely affect the liver.

Mild

What is the effect of Clonidine on the Heart?

Clonidine may have mild side effects on the heart. Most people will never see any effect on the heart.

Mild

Severe Interaction of Clonidine with Other Drugs - Severe Interaction of Clonidine with Other Drugs in English

Clonidine should not be taken with following medicines due to severe side effects it may cause to patients -

Clonidine Contraindications - Clonidine Contraindications in English

If you are suffering from any of the following diseases, you should not take Clonidine unless your doctor advises you to do so -

Frequently asked Questions about Clonidine - Frequently asked Questions about Clonidine in English

Is this Clonidine habit forming or addictive?

No, Clonidine is not habit forming.

Is it safe to drive or operate heavy machinery when consuming?

After taking Clonidine you may feel sleepy. So it is not safe to undertake these activities.

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Is it safe?

Yes, but it is important to consult a doctor before taking Clonidine.

Safe, but take only on Doctor's advise

Is it able to treat mental disorders?

No, Clonidine cannot treat any kind of mental disorder.

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Clonidine Interactions with Food and Alcohol - Clonidine Interactions with Food and Alcohol in English

Interaction between Food and Clonidine

You can take Clonidine with food.

Safe

Interaction between Alcohol and Clonidine

Taking Clonidine with alcohol can have severe harmful effects on your health.

Severe
This medicine data has been created by -
Md Saadullah
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Vikas Chauhan
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References

  1. US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) [Internet]. Maryland. USA; Package leaflet information for the user; Catapres® (clonidine hydrochloride)
  2. KD Tripathi. Essentials of Medical Pharmacology. Eighth Edition. New Delhi, India: Jaypee Brothers Medical Publishers; 2019
  3. April Hazard Vallerand, Cynthia A. Sanoski. Davis’s Drug Guide For Nurses. Sixteenth Edition. Philadelphia, China: F. A. Davis Company; 2019: Page No 332-334