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Side effect(s) of Clonidine

Read the side effects of Clonidine as described in the medical literature. In case of any doubt consult your doctor or pharmacist.

Most Common - Dry mouth, drowsiness, fatigue, headache, lethargy, sedation, sleeplessness, dizziness, impotence/sexual dysfunction, dry throat, constipation, tingling, nausea and vomiting.

Body as a Whole - Fever, uneasiness, weakness, pallor and withdrawal syndrome.

Heart - Congestive heart failure, stroke, slow/fast heart rate, chest pain, fainting, high blood pressure and palpitations.

Central Nervous System - Sudden severe confusion, mental depression, hallucinations, localized numbness, abnormal dreams, restlessness, anxiety, agitation, irritability and other behavioral changes.

Skin - Angioneurotic edema, rash, hives, itching, hair loss and pigmentation.

Gastrointestinal - Loss of appetite, salivary gland pain

Genitourinary - Difficulty in urination.

Metabolic - Breast enlargement in males and weight gain.

Musculoskeletal - Muscle or joint pain and leg cramps.

Eye - Blurred vision, decreased lacrimation and burning of eyes.

Other Precautions : * Do not take more than the recommended dose.

Drug Name : Clonidine

Clonidine(Catapres Catapres-TTS) generic is an alpha agonist, prescribed for high blood pressure. By decreasing the level of certain chemicals in blood it lowers blood pressure.
More Info about Clonidine

Trade Names for Clonidine

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International : 

Catapres Catapres-TTS, Jenloga
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