Were you looking for information about Clonidine? Clonedine is a common misspelling of clonidine.
People with high blood pressure may benefit from clonidine hydrochloride (Catapres®, Catapres-TTS®, Duraclon®, Kapvay™, Nexiclon® XR), a prescription drug that helps to lower blood pressure. One specific form of this medication can also be used in combination with opiates to treat severe pain in people with cancer; it is given by continuous epidural infusion (an "epidural"). Another form is approved to treat attention deficit hyperactivity disorder.
Before your healthcare provider prescribes you this medicine, make sure he or she is aware if you have angina, are pregnant, or are taking anticoagulant drugs.
(Click Clonidine to learn more about the effects of clonidine, to find out what forms and strengths this drug comes in, and for information on how to safely use this medication. You can also click on the various links in the box to the right to access specific topics on clonidine.)