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 (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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Clonidine is an [alpha]2 agonist is an antihypertensive agent which acts centrally to reduce the sympathetic outflow.
Other prescription drugs commonly used as street pills are promethazine, clonidine, stimulants for ADHD, and bupropion.
Our study also confers to the study done by Chaudhary et al who did a comparative study between pregabalin and clonidine. They observed that pregabalin was equally efficacious in stabilizing the hemodynamics during laryngoscopy.
[6-8] As there is a scarcity of studies comparing dexmedetomidine and clonidine in various doses, we compared dexmedetomidine 1 [micro]g/kg and clonidine 1.5 [micro]g/kg as adjuvants in supraclavicular brachial plexus block.
Background: Clonidine activates peripheral [alpha]-2 adrenoreceptors and influences glycemic levels.
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.
Although preoperative mean IOPs in placebo group were lower than clonidine group but our study demonstrated that a single dose of preoperative oral clonidine (5g/kg) in cataract surgery under general anaesthesia can prevent acute postoperative IOP rise effectively, especially in first 12 hours after surgery.
In a placebo-controlled randomized trial, neither aspirin nor clonidine (Catapres[R]) improved health outcomes at 30 days.
She admitted to having mistakenly taken an extra dose of her medications, which included extended-release diltiazem 360 mg daily, clonidine 0.3 mg tid, and digoxin 0.125 mg daily.
Dodman now recommends clonidine instead of alprazolam (Xanax) when quick-acting help is needed for dogs with storm and other noise phobias.
A/ NICOTINE REPLACEMENT THERAPY (NRT), bupropion, nortriptyline, clonidine, and varenicline are all effective, although insufficient evidence exists to recommend one intervention over another (SOR: A, systematic reviews).