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Related to clonidine: clonazepam, Clonidine hydrochloride


 (klŏn′ĭ-dēn′, klō′nĭ-)
A synthetic drug, C9H9Cl2N3 that is used primarily in the treatment of hypertension, the prevention of migraine headaches, and the management of opioid withdrawal.

[c(h)lo(ro)- + (a)ni(line) + (imi)d(e) + -ine.]


(ˈklɒnɪˌdiːn; ˈkləʊnɪˌdiːn)
(Medicine) a medication primarily used to treat high blood pressure


(ˈklɒn ɪˌdin, ˈkloʊ nɪ-)

a synthetic white crystalline substance, C9H9Cl2N3, used in the treatment of high blood pressure.
[1965–70; c (h) lo (ro)-2 + (a) ni (line) + (imi) d (e), + -ine2]
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Noun1.clonidine - an antihypertensive (trade name Catapres) that can be administered orally or via transdermal patches
antihypertensive, antihypertensive drug - a drug that reduces high blood pressure


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There is a very effective protocol that can be used to withdraw patients from narcotics, using clonidine for the physical withdrawal symptoms and lorazepam for the anxiety, while switching them to an antidepressant for pain control.
Venlafaxine controls hot flashes more effectively than clonidine, but not as well as a single dose of medroxyprogesterone acetate, according to randomized, controlled trials presented in posters at the annual meeting of the American Society of Clinical Oncology.
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23) For those who don't respond to them, certain antidepressants, such as Wellbutrin (buproprion) and antihypertensives such as Clonidine (catapress), are commonly used as a second line of treatment, according to Dr.
Subsequent testing led to the introduction of clonidine as an antihypertensive drug in 1966.
However, in the 23 February 2000 issue of the Journal of the American Medical Association, researchers from Maryland and Oregon reported an acute increase in the number of preschoolers taking Ritalin as well as antidepressants (such as Prozac), antipsychotics, and clonidine (used to treat adult high blood pressure and insomnia in hyperactive children).
1] blockers: terazosin HCL (Hytrin); DOC F prozosin HCL (Minipress); doxazosin (Cardura) Alpha agonist: clonidine hydrocloride F F (Catapres) Ace inhibitors: Iotensin (Benazepril); quinapril F DOC HCL (Accupril): captopril (Capoten); enalapril (Vasotec); lisinopril (Zestril): ramipril (Altace) Calcium blockers: diltazen hydrochloride F DOC (Cardizem SR); nifedipine (Procardia XL); verapamil hydrochloride (Isoptin SR): amolodipine (Norvasc) Direct vasodilators: hydralazine hydrochloride ?
Clonidine (Catapres) -- Prevents migraine episodes.
Next, Freedman's team followed the lead of other researchers who had shown that clonidine, a common high-blood-pressure drug, reduced hot flashes in some women.