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Clonidine (International)

In the US, Clonidine (clonidine systemic) is a member of the drug class antiadrenergic agents, centrally acting and is used to treat ADHD, Alcohol Withdrawal, Anxiety, Atrial Fibrillation, Benzodiazepine Withdrawal, Bipolar Disorder, High Blood Pressure, Hyperhidrosis, Hypertensive Emergency, Insomnia - Stimulant-Associated, Migraine Prevention, Opiate Withdrawal, Pain, Perimenopausal Symptoms, Pheochromocytoma Diagnosis, Postanesthetic Shivering, Postherpetic Neuralgia, Postural Orthostatic Tachycardia Syndrome, Restless Legs Syndrome, Smoking Cessation, Tardive Dyskinesia, Tourette's Syndrome and Ulcerative Colitis.

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ATC (Anatomical Therapeutic Chemical Classification)


CAS registry number (Chemical Abstracts Service)


Chemical Formula


Molecular Weight


Therapeutic Categories

Antihypertensive agent

Antimigraine agent

Antisympathotonic agent

Chemical Name

1H-Imidazole-2-amine, N-(2,6-dichlorophenyl)-4,5-dihydro-

Foreign Names

  • Clonidinum (Latin)
  • Clonidin (German)
  • Clonidine (French)
  • Clonidina (Spanish)

Generic Names

  • Clonidina (OS: DCIT)
  • Clonidine (OS: USAN, DCF, BAN, JAN)
  • Chlofazoline (IS)
  • ST 155-BS (IS)
  • Clonidine (PH: USP 41)
  • Clonidine Hydrochloride (OS: BANM, JAN, USAN)
  • ST 155 (IS)
  • Clonidine (chlorhydrate de) (PH: Ph. Eur. 9)
  • Clonidine Hydrochloride (PH: BP 2018, JP XVII, USP 41)
  • Clonidine hydrochloride (PH: Ph. Eur. 9)
  • Clonidinhydrochlorid (PH: Ph. Eur. 9)
  • Clonidini hydrochloridum (PH: Ph. Eur. 9)

Brand Names

  • Apo-Clonidine
    Apotex, Hong Kong
  • Bemplas [+ Chlortalidone]
    Casasco, Paraguay
  • Catapresan TTS
    Boehringer Ingelheim, Italy; Boehringer Ingelheim, New Zealand
  • Clonidina
    APOTEX, Mexico
  • Clonidina Drawer
    Drawer, Argentina
  • Clonidine Indo Farma
    Indofarma, Indonesia
  • Clonidine USP
    Mylan, New Zealand
  • Epiclodina
    Pisa, Mexico
  • Hypodine
    Central Poly, Thailand
  • Klofelino 0.125%
    Endokrininiai preparatai, Lithuania
  • Klofelino 0.15 mg
    Sanitas, Lithuania
  • Klofelino 0.25%
    Endokrininiai preparatai, Lithuania
  • Klofelino 0.5%
    Endokrininiai preparatai, Lithuania
  • Alphapres
    Metrolink Pharma, Philippines
  • Arkamin
    Unichem, India
  • Arkamin-H [+ Hydrochlorothiazide]
    Unichem, India
  • Atensina
    Boehringer Ingelheim, Brazil
  • Bemplas [+ Chlortalidone]
    Casasco, Argentina
  • Catapin
    Oboi, Philippines
  • Catapres
    Boehringer Ingelheim, Australia; Boehringer Ingelheim, United Kingdom; Boehringer Ingelheim, Indonesia; Boehringer Ingelheim, Ireland; Boehringer Ingelheim, Kuwait; Boehringer Ingelheim, Malta; Boehringer Ingelheim, New Zealand; Boehringer Ingelheim, Philippines; Boehringer Ingelheim, Taiwan; Boehringer Ingelheim Pharmaceuticals, United States; Central Procurement & Supplies Unit, Malta; IFET, Greece; Navana, Bangladesh; Nippon Boehringer Ingelheim, Japan; Zydus, India
  • Catapres 100
    Boehringer Ingelheim, Australia
  • Catapres 150
    Boehringer Ingelheim, Australia
  • Catapresan
    Boehringer Ingelheim, Chile; Boehringer Ingelheim, Colombia; Boehringer Ingelheim, Costa Rica; Boehringer Ingelheim, Germany; Boehringer Ingelheim, Dominican Republic; Boehringer Ingelheim, Finland; Boehringer Ingelheim, Greece; Boehringer Ingelheim, Guatemala; Boehringer Ingelheim, Honduras; Boehringer Ingelheim, Italy; Boehringer Ingelheim, Mexico; Boehringer Ingelheim, Nicaragua; Boehringer Ingelheim, Netherlands; Boehringer Ingelheim, Norway; Boehringer Ingelheim, Panama; Boehringer Ingelheim, Sweden; Boehringer Ingelheim, Slovenia; Boehringer Ingelheim, El Salvador; Boehringer Ingelheim, Venezuela; Boehringer Ingelheim España, Spain; Eureco-Pharma, Netherlands; Euro Registratie, Netherlands; Unilfarma, Portugal
  • Catapresan 0,15 mg
    Boehringer Ingelheim RCV, Austria
  • Catapresan 0,15 mg/ml
    Boehringer Ingelheim RCV, Austria
  • Catapresan 150
    Boehringer Ingelheim, Germany
  • Catapresan 150mcg
    Boehringer Ingelheim, Switzerland
  • Catapresan 150mcg/ml
    Boehringer Ingelheim, Switzerland
  • Catapresan 300
    Boehringer Ingelheim, Germany
  • Catapresan 75
    Boehringer Ingelheim, Germany
  • Catapres-DIU [+ Chlortalidone]
    Zydus, India
  • Catapressan
    Boehringer Ingelheim, Belgium; Boehringer Ingelheim, France
  • Catapressan-150
    Boehringer Ingelheim International, Luxembourg
  • Chianda
    Chin Teng Pharmaceutical Industrial, Taiwan
  • Chlophazolin
    Sopharma, Bulgaria; Sopharma, Georgia; Sopharma, Latvia
  • Clonidin
    Cristália, Brazil
  • Clonidin retard-ratiopharm
    ratiopharm, Germany
  • Clonidinã Arena
    Arena, Romania
  • Clonidina Clorhidrato Valmor
    Valmor, Venezuela
  • Clonidina E-Cardio
    Ecar, Colombia
  • Clonidina Flupal
    Flupal, Venezuela
  • Clonidina MK
    MK, Colombia
  • Clonidinã Sintofarm
    Sintofarm, Romania
  • Clonidina SM Pharma
    SM Pharma, Venezuela
  • Clonidine
    Chen Ho, Taiwan; Fuh Sheng, Taiwan; Hua Shin, Taiwan; Johnson, Taiwan; Newai Chem, Taiwan; Sandoz, United Kingdom; Swiss Pharm, Taiwan; Yu Sheng, Taiwan; Yuan Chou, Taiwan; Yung Shin, Taiwan
  • Clonidine BNM
    BNM Group, New Zealand
  • Clonidine HCl Aurobindo
    Aurobindo, Netherlands
  • Clonidine HCl CF
    Centrafarm, Netherlands
  • Clonidine HCl Medicianz
    Medicianz Healthcare, New Zealand
  • Clonidine HCl Sandoz
    Sandoz, Netherlands
  • Clonidine HCl Teva
    Teva Nederland, Netherlands
  • Clonidine Hydrochloride
    Auden Mckenzie Pharma Division, United Kingdom; Syri, United Kingdom
  • Clonidine Southwest Pharm
    Southwest Pharmaceutical, China
  • Clonidin-ratiopharm
    ratiopharm, Germany; Sanolabor, Slovenia
  • Clonid-Ophtal 1/16%
    Winzer, Germany
  • Clonid-Ophtal 1/8%
    Winzer, Germany
  • Clonigen
    InnoGen, Philippines
  • Clonipresan
    Novophar, Paraguay
  • Clonipress
    LR Imperial, Philippines
  • Clonistada
    Sanolabor, Slovenia; Stada Arzneimittel, Germany
  • Clonnirit
    Rafa, Israel
  • Clophelin
    Luganskiy, Georgia
  • Clophelinum-Darnitsa
    Darnitsa, Georgia
  • Clorpres [+ Chlortalidone]
    Mylan, United States
  • Cyclodine
    Yung Shin, Philippines
  • Dixarit
    Boehringer Ingelheim, Belgium; Boehringer Ingelheim, United Kingdom; Boehringer Ingelheim, Ireland; Boehringer Ingelheim, Netherlands; Boehringer Ingelheim, South Africa
  • Dixarit 0.025mg
    Boehringer Ingelheim, Luxembourg
  • Drugmaker's Clonidine Hydrochloride
    Drugmaker's Laboratoires Inc, Philippines
  • Duraclon
    Mylan, United States
  • Edolglau
    Edol, Portugal
  • Hipoclon Asuncion
    Asuncion, Paraguay
  • Hypolax
    Jinup, Taiwan
  • Iporel
    PharmaSwiss, Poland
  • Isoglaucon
    Alcon, Italy
  • Isoglaucon 1/4%
    Alcon, Germany
  • Isoglaucon 1/8%
    Alcon, Germany
  • Kapvay
    Concordia Pharmaceuticals, United States
  • Kochaniin
    Siu Guan, Taiwan
  • Lowpres
    Behrens, Venezuela
  • Melzin
    Yung Shin, Philippines
  • Menograine
    Pharmacare, South Africa
  • Mint-Clonidine
    Mint Pharmaceuticals, Canada
  • MZ Clonidine HCl
    Medicianz Healthcare, Australia
  • Naclodin
    Valmor, Venezuela
  • Normopresan
    Rafa, Israel
  • Normopresin
    Dispert, Uruguay
  • Paracefan 0,15mg
    Boehringer Ingelheim, Germany
  • Paracefan 0,75mg
    Boehringer Ingelheim, Germany
  • Pinsanidine
    Yang Sheng, Taiwan
  • RiteMED Clonidine
    RiteMED, Philippines
  • Run Rui
    Bausch & Lomb, China
  • Terclodine
    Terramedic, Philippines
  • Teva-Clonidine
    Teva Canada, Canada
  • Velaril
    Roemmers, Venezuela
  • Winpress
    Winston, Taiwan


BANBritish Approved Name
BANMBritish Approved Name (Modified)
DCFDénomination Commune Française
DCITDenominazione Comune Italiana
ISInofficial Synonym
JANJapanese Accepted Name
OSOfficial Synonym
PHPharmacopoeia Name
Rec.INNRecommended International Nonproprietary Name (World Health Organization)
USANUnited States Adopted Name

Further information on drug naming conventions: International Nonproprietary Names.

Important Notice: The international database is in BETA release. This means it is still under development and may contain inaccuracies. It is not intended as a substitute for the expertise and judgement of your physician, pharmacist or other healthcare professional. It should not be construed to indicate that the use of any medication in any country is safe, appropriate or effective for you. Consult with your healthcare professional before taking any medication.

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