GENERIC NAME: CLONIDINE 0.025MG - ORAL (KLAHN-eh-deen)
USES: This medication is used to treat menopausal flushing in women not receiving hormone replacement therapy.
HOW TO USE: This drug is taken by mouth, usually two tablets twice daily. If after two to four weeks there has been no improvement, it is recommended to stop treatment. A gradual decrease in the dosage is recommended if this drug is being stopped. This applies to dosages higher than the usual dose recommended above.
SIDE EFFECTS: This drug is usually well tolerated. Slow pulse rate, fatigue, dry mouth and dizziness or drowsiness might occur. If these persist or worsen, notify your doctor. If you notice other effects not listed above, contact your doctor or pharmacist.
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