Clonidine

FDA Approved: * August 18, 2009
Pharm Company: * AVEVA
Category: Blood Pressure

* This drug may consist of multiple approval dates, manufacturers, or distributors. If applicable, they would be listed below under "NDC Database Records".



Clonidine Overview

Clonidine (trade names Catapres, Kapvay, Nexiclon, Clophelin, and others) is a medication used to treat high blood pressure, attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, anxiety disorders, tic disorders, withdrawal (from either alcohol, opioids, or smoking), migraine, menopausal flushing, diarrhea, and certain pain conditions.[4] It is classified as a centrally acting α2 adrenergic agonist and imidazoline receptor agonist that has been in clinical use for over 40 years.[5] Contents 1...

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Details May Include Instructions, Side Effects, Interactions, Etc. Drug monograph is from Wikipedia. All text is available under the terms of the GFDL (GNU Free Documentation License). Source: en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Clonidine

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Clonidine Induced Insomnia?
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Been on this med for quite a while (3+ yrs) for physical symptoms of anxiety. Since day one it still hits me like a ton of bricks and causes severe drowsiness about an hour after taking it. When taken at bedtime it will put me out no problem. BUT, after 3-4 hours, I wake up and have trouble sleeping for the rest of the night. Wondering if anyone else has this similar problem with waking up after a few hours of sleep. It's guaranteed to K.O. me but then wake me right back up after a little while. ## Although Clonidine's side effects do not list insomnia as a possible side effect, there are certainly more than a handful of adverse reactions that could inevitably cause insomnia. This drug may cause lightheadedness, dry mouth, tiredness, weakness, headache, nervousness, decreased se...
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clonidine 0. 2 mg
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I have recently been put on this drug for sleeping and well its not working at all. I have been taking one at night before bedtime which is what I was told but is it safe to take 2 since im not getting any rest with the 1? ## Also I failed to mention in last comment they are 0.2 mg ## I would recommend trying 1 1/2 first take it no more than 15 mins before bed it works fast. But if u take it 1hour or 30 mins before bed you can kind of simulate yourself into it not working then it loses its effect. Once the groggy effect wears off before your in bed most likely you will not fall asleep well. ## I would also call your doctor to let he/she know it's not working because if you increase your dose without say so to the doctor they will not be happy and you will run out of meds early. If t...
Updated 2 days ago.
 
how long clonidine withdrawals last cold turkey?
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Omg I'm f***n miserable! I didn't think I would have withdrawals this bad after only a month and a half of taking thus drug everyday. It's literally comparable to a milder xanax withdrawal. Yes, I did abuse it. I would take 3 0.1 mgs 2-3 times a day. Tolerance goes up extra quick with this drug. I have none left and I'm on my 3rd day of feeling like s***. I'm on a hundred and 30 milligrams of methadone every day, and it's not even taking care of me in the morning times because of how s***ty I feel. Woah good lord I f***d up royally lol my tolerance for things is always extra high because of how long I've done drugs. I refuse to tell my clinic and I just need some help because I can't find any info about how long it stays in the body when you stop it cold ...
Updated 7 days ago.
 
Can I Mix Clonidine Gabapintin
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Have been using gabapintin 1200mg-2000mg aday for oxcycodone withdrawals its helping but im afraid of becoming addicted to it, want to start weaning off and try clonidine... On day 4 will this be dangerous ## To answer your first question, I did find that there are (moderately unsafe) interactions between Clonidine and Gabapentin (so it wouldn't be wise to take a full dose of each one together). Information that I've gathered on this states the following: "MONITOR: Central nervous system- and/or respiratory-depressant effects may be additively or synergistically increased in patients taking multiple drugs that cause these effects, especially in elderly or debilitated patients. MANAGEMENT: During concomitant use of these drugs, patients should be monitored for potentially exc...
Updated 14 days ago.
 
How many clonidine pills would be considered an overdose
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I was just informed that my family member just took 7 Clonidines. Is this an overdose? Please answer as soon as possible. ## I sincerely hope that this person's family member suffered no ill effects. When it comes to posts like this, it really can't be stressed enough that if you think the life or health of someone is in danger, please contact your nearest emergency treatment facility or take them in to one! While there are always people on sites, such as this one, that will help if we can, there is nothing we can do to help you save a life, if that's what it comes down to. We cannot administer CPR or any type of life-saving measure over the Internet. I wish we could, but it just isn't possible. And with this post, the dosage wasn't included, so there's no way an...
Updated 17 days ago.
 
small pink pill cursive v on one side 25 41 on the other side
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It's a small pink pill with a cursive on one side and on the other side the numbers 25 and 41 appear as so.......25/41. ## This tablet contains 0.1mg of Clonidine, a generic for Catapres, this is used to help control blood pressure. ## I was wondering what kinda pill is a round pink pill with a cursive v on one side and 25 41 on the other side ## ## A small round pink pill imprinted on one side 25/43 and on the other side a cursive V is a 15mg percocet that contains 15mg of oxycodone,hydrochloride #it is a narcotic and belongs to the drug class antiadrenergic agents, centrally acting. It is used for pain, pain and belongs to the drug class narcotic analgesics###?? ## dude no thats not oxycodone its is cloniden witch is used for commenly lower blood pressure also used for other thing...
Updated 23 days ago.
 
how long does it take to withdrawal from clonidine 2 mg? I am here for answers because my Doctor refuses to help me
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Hi I am wondering how long it will take me to get over the major withdrawals from the Clonidine. I have been taking it since my nervous beak down. I have been begging for my Doctor to wean me off of it within the 1st few weeks after starting it. It says on the paperwork that I can't just stop. I used to be on .18 mgs, then I made it less which is .8 total per day. Now the Doc says I will NOT ever be taken off of it. This Clonidine makes me feel like total crap & I want to be off of it 100% as I will be helping victims and their family members get all the right answers, which they deserve. I am NOT as depressed as I was & the only reason why, is because I know I am doing the right thing to help with my heart. My grandpa passed Feb 1999, grandma March 7th 1999 from a broken he...
Updated 27 days ago.
 
135
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White round pill ## U135 Clonidine – Started taking this medication about a year ago for Anxiety and PTSD. After trying numerous medications for the past 25 years for anxiety and depression nothing had helped but made my situation worse until I started taking Clonidine 0.1 MG TAB ACT. Things that seemed impossible for me to do such as go outside my home had become something I was able to do because of this medication. When I received a new Clonidine refill at WalMart I noticed that the pill looked different that what I was taking before. Instead of the small round pink pill I had been taking the pill I had just received was ten times larger, oval and white. I immediately googled the pill number U135 to make sure that the medication was correct which it was, so I took the pill. The...
Updated 29 days ago.
 
white oval pill U 136
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White oval shaped pill with u_136 on one side and blank on other side. I found it in my child's room and would like to know what it is? ## Hello, Danielle! How are you? This tablet is manufactured by Unichem Pharmaceuticals and they list it as containing 0.2mgs of Clonidine, which is used to treat various conditions, such as high blood pressure, ADHD, and anxiety. The FDA lists its typical side effects as possibly including nausea, dizziness, headache, and sedation. Is there anything else I can help with?
Updated 1 month ago.
 
Pls help on Clonidine HCL 0.1 MG
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Hello everyone Happy New Year, i am a 27 year old male and I been taking quite a turn in my life. I just recently quit using marijuana. i was using it for 6 years of my life, and I been dealing with bad anxiety for a long long time. I've also been taking prescription Clonazepam for about a year now 0.5MG's a day. My body is not the same as it use to be I wish I never picked up a joint in my life. Now I recently developed hypertension not high im just at the pre stage. My doctor prescribed me Clonodine HCL 0.1MG a day once a day at bedtime but i take in the morning because my anxiety and symptoms r so bad. I dont understand whats going on with my body anymore my doc said im going thru a withdrawal stage of the marijuana. I also take clonopin so im not sure if taking both of these...
Updated 1 month ago.
 

Possible Dosages for this and Related Drugs:

Clonidine
  • Film, Extended Release: 0.1mg/24hr, 0.2mg/24hr, 0.3mg/24hr
  • Injection: 0.1mg/ml, 0.5mg/ml, 1 mg/10 ml (0.1 mg/ml), 1mg/10ml (0.1mg/ml), 5 mg/10 ml (0.5 mg/ml), 5mg/10ml (0.5mg/ml)
  • Patch: 0.1mg/24hr, 0.2mg/24hr, 0.3mg/24hr
  • Powder: 100%
  • Suspension: 0.09mg/ml
  • Suspension, Extended Release: 0.09mg/ml
  • Tablet: 0.1mg, 0.2mg, 0.3mg
  • Tablet, Extended Release: 0.17mg, 0.1mg, 0.26mg, 0.2mg
Note: Above list includes dosages for all drugs with the same combination of active ingredients.

NDC Database Records for Clonidine: (257 results)

Showing the first 20, Sorted by National Drug Code
  • 0115-9611 Clonidine Hydrochloride 100 Mcg Oral Tablet by Global Pharmaceuticals, Division of Impax Laboratories Inc.
  • 0115-9622 Clonidine Hydrochloride 200 Mcg Oral Tablet by Global Pharmaceuticals, Division of Impax Laboratories Inc.
  • 0115-9633 Clonidine Hydrochloride 300 Mcg Oral Tablet by Global Pharmaceuticals, Division of Impax Laboratories Inc.
  • 0143-9723 Clonidine Hydrochloride 500 ug/ml Intravenous Injection, Solution by West-ward Pharmaceutical Corp
  • 0143-9724 Clonidine Hydrochloride 100 ug/ml Intravenous Injection, Solution by West-ward Pharmaceutical Corp
  • 0228-2127 Clonidine Hydrochloride 100 Mcg Oral Tablet by Actavis Elizabeth LLC
  • 0228-2128 Clonidine Hydrochloride 200 Mcg Oral Tablet by Actavis Elizabeth LLC
  • 0228-2129 Clonidine Hydrochloride 300 Mcg Oral Tablet by Actavis Elizabeth LLC
  • 0228-4241 Clonidine Hydrochloride .1 mg Oral Tablet, Extended Release by Actavis Pharma, Inc.
  • 0228-4242 Clonidine Hydrochloride .2 mg Oral Tablet, Extended Release by Actavis Pharma, Inc.
  • 0378-0152 Clonidine Hydrochloride 100 Mcg Oral Tablet by Mylan Pharmaceuticals Inc.
  • 0378-0186 Clonidine Hydrochloride 200 Mcg Oral Tablet by Mylan Pharmaceuticals Inc.
  • 0378-0199 Clonidine Hydrochloride 300 Mcg Oral Tablet by Mylan Pharmaceuticals Inc.
  • 0378-0871 Clonidine .1 mg/D Transdermal Patch by Mylan Pharmaceuticals Inc.
  • 0378-0872 Clonidine .2 mg/D Transdermal Patch by Mylan Pharmaceuticals Inc.
  • 0378-0873 Clonidine .3 mg/D Transdermal Patch by Mylan Pharmaceuticals Inc.
  • 0517-0730 Clonidine Hydrochloride 100 ug/ml Epidural Injection, Solution by American Regent, Inc.
  • 0517-0731 Clonidine Hydrochloride 500 ug/ml Epidural Injection, Solution by American Regent, Inc.
  • 0555-1009 Clonidine .1 mg/24h Transdermal Patch, Extended Release by Barr Laboratories Inc.
  • 0555-1010 Clonidine .2 mg/24h Transdermal Patch, Extended Release by Barr Laboratories Inc.
  • 237 more results ...

Other drugs which contain Clonidine or a similar ingredient: (8 results)


Possibly related Clonidine Topics:

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Clonidine withdrawal My diabetic and hypertensive mother (age 88) was recently hospitalized for weakness and frequent falling. She has been o... 13 replies
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CLONIDINE what all can it be used for other than blood presure treatment ## This is sometimes used for migraine headaches as well.... 6 replies
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