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Clonidine

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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Scheme

Rec.INN

ATC (Anatomical Therapeutic Chemical Classification)

C02AC01,N02CX02,S01EA04

CAS registry number (Chemical Abstracts Service)

0004205-90-7

Chemical Formula

C9-H9-Cl2-N3

Molecular Weight

230

Therapeutic Categories

Antihypertensive agent

Antimigraine agent

Antisympathotonic agent

Chemical Name

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

Foreign Names

Generic Names

  • Clonidina (OS: DCIT)
  • Clonidine (OS: USAN, DCF, BAN, JAN)
  • Chlofazoline (IS)
  • ST 155-BS (IS)
  • Clonidine (PH: USP 38)
  • Clonidine Hydrochloride (OS: BANM, JAN, USAN)
  • ST 155 (IS)
  • Clonidine (chlorhydrate de) (PH: Ph. Eur. 8)
  • Clonidine Hydrochloride (PH: BP 2016, JP XVI, USP 38)
  • Clonidine hydrochloride (PH: Ph. Eur. 8)
  • Clonidinhydrochlorid (PH: Ph. Eur. 8)
  • Clonidini hydrochloridum (PH: Ph. Eur. 8)

Brand Names

International Drug Name Search

Glossary

TermDefinition
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

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