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Clonadine is a common misspelling of clonidine.

What is clonidine (clonadine)?

Clonidine (clonadine) is an alpha agonist. It works by relaxing blood vessels and decreasing heart rate, which lowers blood pressure.

Clonidine (clonadine) is used to treat high blood pressure (hypertension). It is effective when used alone or with other high blood pressure medications.

Clonidine (clonadine) is also used in the treatment of alcohol, nicotine, or benzodiazepine (tranquilizer) withdrawal; migraine headaches; smoking cessation programs; Tourette's syndrome (tics and uncontrollable utterances); narcotic/methadone detoxification; premenstrual tension; and diabetic diarrhea. Clonidine (clonadine) may also be used for other conditions as determined by your doctor.

Clonidine (clonadine) side effects include slow pulse rate, fatigue, dry mouth and dizziness or drowsiness.

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