Active Ingredient(s):Clonidine FDA Approved: * September 3, 1974 Pharm Company: *BOEHRINGER INGELHEIM Category:Blood Pressure
Clonidine, sold under the brand name Catapres among others, is an α2-adrenergic agonist medication used to treat high blood pressure, attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, drug withdrawal (alcohol, opioids, or nicotine), menopausal flushing, diarrhea, spasticity and certain pain conditions. It is used by mouth, by injection, or as a skin patch. Onset of action is typically within an hour with the effects on blood pressure lasti...
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