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Clonidine
COMMON & BRAND NAMES
Catapres; Dixarit; Haemiton
EFFECTS CLASSIFICATION
Antihypertensive
CHEMICAL NAME
2-(2,6-dichlorophenylamino)-2-imidazoline hydrochloride
DESCRIPTION
Clonidine is used primarily as an antihypertensive in the treatment of high blood pressure but is also used in the treatment of migraine headaches, depression, menopausal flushing, as a pre-operative sedative in children (unusual), alcohol, opiate and nicotine withdrawal, and a variety of other disorders.
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