Treatment Tips for Clonidine
Epidural Clonidine DosingIn most cases, the recommended starting dose for epidural clonidine is 30 mcg per hour, given continuously through an epidural infusion. Your healthcare provider may increase or decrease the dose as necessary.
Some considerations for people taking clonidine include the following:
- The directions for using each clonidine product may vary substantially, so be sure to follow the instructions for your particular product.
- For the medication to work properly, it must be taken as prescribed. Clonidine will not work if you stop taking it.
- If you are unsure about anything related to your dosage, please talk with your doctor, nurse, or pharmacist.