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(also known as Catapres, Catapres-TTS)

Clonidine belongs to the general class of medicines called antihypertensives. It is used to treat high blood pressure (hypertension).

High blood pressure adds to the work load of the heart and arteries. If it continues for a long time, the heart and arteries may not function properly. This can damage the blood... continue

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Overall, 76% (794 Members) find Clonidine helpful

Clonidine Reviews

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Between the clonidine and effexor seems to be helping with anxiety.
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Calms down but also made him fall asleep at school and possibly made him cranky
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Reduces hot flashes/night sweats
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Reduces hot flashes/night sweats
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Going great
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Doing really well. The only side effect I dont like is I feel a little loopy.
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.01 mgs per day as an adjunct treatment with Lithium.
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Working great! No side affects and has been part of my treatment for a while now.
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I use it for withdrawls, but never realized it could be used for this? something to think about
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Without it he goes days without sleep.
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  1. Discussion: Clonidine
    No the clonidine was prescribed because the Concerta kept him up later at night, like he wouldn't fall asleep til like 11 at night. so the clonidine h... [More]
  2. Discussion: Clonidine
    But does the clonidine actually help with the destructive, unfocused aspects of ADHD or is it more for evenings and getting them to sleep? Cuz my son... [More]
  3. Discussion: Clonidine
    My son is also on Concerta and Risperdal in the evenings....has worked great the last 8 months(chanced from Vyvanse). Sorry never tried Clonidine [More]
  4. Discussion: Clonidine
    Anyone have any experience with clonidine in conjuction with Concerta? [More]
  5. Discussion: Clonidine
    Anyone ever taken it for anxiety and high blood pressure? Doc put me on it...all I want to do is sleep. [More]