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Is resperidone and clonidine the same?

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Rajive Goel 12 Dec 2011

Risperidone (Risperdal) is a prescription medication that is used to treat the following conditions: Schizophrenia; Bipolar disorder; Irritability associated with autism.

Clonidine hydrochloride (Catapres, Catapres-TTS, Duraclon, Kapvay, Nexiclon (XR) is a prescription medication that comes in a few different forms and is approved for a few different uses. Clonidine products include: Clonidine immediate-release tablets (Catapres), approved for treating high blood pressure; Clonidine patches (Catapres-TTS), approved for treating high blood pressure; Clonidine extended-release tablets (Kapvay), approved to treat attention deficit disorder (ADHD); Clonidine extended-release tablets and liquid (Nexiclon XR), approved to treat high blood pressure; Clonidine epidural infusion (Duraclon), approved for treating severe cancer pain.

For more info please talk to a doc/pharmacist. Take care.

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