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Clonidine (Catapres, Catapres-TTS, Jenloga) is an oral and topical drug prescribed for the treatment of high blood pressure. Off label uses include the treatment of the symptoms of narcotic and nicotine withdrawal, diabetic neuropathy, hot flashes (associated with menopause), and the management of severe cancer pain. Side effects, warnings and precautions, drug interactions, and ppregnancy safety information should be reviewed prior to taking any medication.

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Terms related to clonidine:

  • Catapres
  • Catapres-TTS
  • Jenloga