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clon·i·dine

 (klŏn′ĭ-dēn′, klō′nĭ-)
n.
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.]

clonidine

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

clon•i•dine

(ˈklɒn ɪˌdin, ˈkloʊ nɪ-)

n.
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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clonidine

n clonidina
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Patients in clonidine group were given an infusion of IV clonidine hydrochloride 3 mcg/kg in 100 mL of normal saline and control group was given 100 mL of normal saline over 10 minutes in preoperative holding area.
Background: A simple and sensitive high performance liquid chromatography-electrospray ionization mass spectrometry method has been evaluated for the assignment of clonidine hydrochloride in human plasma.
Relatively low risk: Parkinson's disease medications such as levodopa/carbidopa (Parcopa, Sinemet) and amantadine; antihypertensive drugs such as Clonidine hydrochloride (Catapres); calcium channel blockers, such as diltiazem (including Cardizem and Dilacor), and verapamil (Calan); beta-blockers, such as atenolol (Tenormin), propanolol (Inderal) and timolol (Timoptic); the Alzheimer's disease drug donepezil (Aricept); hormone replacement drugs, such as estrogen (Enjuvia, Cenextin, etc.), medroxyprogesterone (Provera) and conjugated estrogens/medroxyprogesterone (Prempro); and benzodiazepines, such as diazepam (Valium), alprazolam (Xanax), lorazepam (Ativan) and estazolam (ProSom).
Eloi Marabuto, 32, of New Bedford, charged with possession of clonidine hydrochloride, continued to Oct.
(http://edition.cnn.com/2014/02/03/showbiz/philip-seymour-hoffman-death/) According to CNN, two law enforcement sources claimed that the police assigned to investigate Hoffman's death have found close to 50 envelopes of a substance that appears to be heroin as well as prescription drugs including buprenorphine (addiction treatment), clonidine hydrochloride (blood-pressure medication), hydroxyzine (anxiety treatment), methocarbamol (muscle relaxer) and Vyvanse (attention-deficit (hyperactivity) disorder treatment), empty bags, several bags with white powder in it and more than 20 used syringes in a plastic cup.
Fully-integrated pharmaceutical company APP Pharmaceuticals Inc has received approval from the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to market Clonidine Hydrochloride Injection in two dosage strengths, the company announced today.
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The next addition to the ADHD treatment regime could well be Clonicel (clonidine), a long-acting version of clonidine hydrochloride. According to Addrenex Pharmaceuticals, Clonicel is in Phase III clinical trials and, reportedly, has benefit in treating ADHD symptoms, especially when combined with a stimulant medication like Ritalin (methylphenidate).
Eventually, the patient can be weaned from a short-acting IV agent to a more long-acting, sustained release medication such as a clonidine hydrochloride patch.
"Samples of clonidine hydrochloride 0.3 milligram tablets submitted for bioequivalence testing by Interpharm were not the same as the product on the market," the agency said.