Hypertension Channel
Related Channels

Clonidine Hydrochloride Information

Clonidine hydrochloride (Catapres®, Catapres-TTS®, Duraclon®, Kapvay™, Nexiclon® XR) is a medication approved for treating several different conditions. It is available by prescription only and comes in several different forms. Depending on the form, clonidine is approved to treat high blood pressure, attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), and cancer pain.
Before you start taking this drug, information on the safety of clonidine hydrochloride should be discussed with your healthcare provider. You should let him or her know if you have any other medical conditions (such as kidney disease, heart disease, or a bleeding disorder) before starting treatment, as clonidine may not be suitable for everyone. It is also important to be aware of the potential side effects of this medicine. Potential side effects include fatigue, dry mouth, and skin irritation.
(Click Clonidine for more information, including details on how this drug works, dosing guidelines, and other potential side effects.)
What Your Pharmacist Wishes You Knew About Chronic Pain Medications
Referring Pages:
Terms of Use
Advertise with Us
Contact Us
About eMedTV
Privacy Policy
Copyright © 2006-2020 Clinaero, Inc.
eMedTV serves only as an informational resource. This site does not dispense medical advice or advice of any kind. Site users seeking medical advice about their specific situation should consult with their own physician. Click Terms of Use for more information.