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Were you looking for information about Clonidine? Clonadine is a common misspelling of clonidine.
Clonidine hydrochloride (Catapres®, Catapres-TTS®, Duraclon®, Kapvay™, Nexiclon® XR) is a medication approved for treating high blood pressure, attention deficit disorder (ADHD), and severe pain in people with cancer. The drug is available by prescription only and comes in several different forms, including tablets, long-acting tablets, liquid, skin patches and an epidural.
The Catapres patches are usually applied to the skin once every seven days, and Catapres tablets are usually taken twice daily. Nexiclon XR tablets and liquid are taken once daily, and Kapvay tablets are taken once or twice a day. The epidural infusion is given continuously.
(Click Clonidine for more information about the effects of clonidine, to find out what side effects may occur with this drug, and to learn about the warnings associated with the product. You can also click on the various links in the box to the right to access specific topics on clonidine.)
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