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Clonidine

Central alpha-2 Adrenergic Agonist

Clonidine side effects

Adverse Event ReportedReporting Odds RatioCase Count
Blood pressure inadequately controlled10.35816244
Application site rash9.84039171
Application site pruritus9.30904240
Application site erythema7.25263248
Nephrogenic systemic fibrosis4.36823166
Blood pressure increased3.995941157
Completed suicide2.48103490
Renal failure chronic2.30296237
Aggression2.12552255
Bradycardia2.10616351
Mental status changes2.09677262
Unresponsive to stimuli1.98769165
Type 2 diabetes mellitus1.87957249
Dry mouth1.76428294
Abnormal behaviour1.70278176
Lethargy1.69547252
Transient ischaemic attack1.65993208
Hypotension1.64811868
Cardiac failure congestive1.63278557
Respiratory arrest1.62686169
Cerebrovascular accident1.59014667
Anhedonia1.56086170
Overdose1.55723385
Blood pressure decreased1.55435263
Heart rate increased1.49894304
Diabetes mellitus1.44973401
Agitation1.44937276
Dysarthria1.44003165
Cardio-respiratory arrest1.42149204
Somnolence1.40049562

Clonidine desired effects:

  • Neurotransmitter & Neuromuscular Transmitter Activity Alteration
  • Systemic Arterial Vasodilation
  • Decreased Sympathetic Organized Electrical Activity
  • Analgesia
  • Negative Chronotropy
  • Decreased Blood Pressure
  • Renal Arterial Vasodilation

Clonidine contraindicated conditions:

Clonidine drug classes:

  • Central alpha-2 Adrenergic Agonist

Clonidine pharmacologic actions:

  • Analgesics
  • Sympatholytics
  • Antihypertensive Agents
  • Adrenergic alpha-2 Receptor Agonists

Clonidine mechanism of action:

  • Adrenergic alpha2-Agonists
  • treatable

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