clonidine


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an antihypertensive (trade name Catapres) that can be administered orally or via transdermal patches

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6) Once a dose was found in the translation from rodents to non-human primates to man, we gave human addicts in withdrawal either clonidine or placebo.
He argued that his trial lawyer should have presented evidence showing that the dosage of Clonidine given to Rebecca went up after Michael moved out of the family's home.
Results: Mean differences of IOPs at 6 and 12 hours after surgery were significantly lower in clonidine group [+0.
Nonfatal cardiac arrest and clinically important hypotension, as well as bradycardia (slow heart rate), were more prevalent in patients who received clonidine than in those receiving placebo.
Clonidine is a centrally acting agonist of alpha2-adrenoceptors in the brain stem, and thereby decreases sympathetic outflow, which slows heart rate and lowers blood pressure.
Venlafaxine (Effexor) and clonidine "both are often prescribed treatments and are recommended in clinical guidelines in the management of hot flashes.
Clonidine is an alpha-2 agonist; "agonist" is the opposite of ' "antagonist," meaning it mimics or increases the effects.
A pooled analysis of 6 RCTs found clonidine superior to placebo after [greater than or equal to] 12 weeks of follow-up.
Clonidine was actually synthesized in the early 1960s for use as a nasal decongestant, and then by chance, researchers discovered it decreased blood pressure and heart rate and produced sedation at very low doses.
Clonidine, an [alpha]-2 adrenergic agonist, decreases norepinephrine and has been found to reduce hot flushes.
Urine testing can confirm clonidine poisoning, but "we don't wait for urine results.
Pharmacological stimuli include L-dopa, clonidine, propranolol, glucagon, arginine, GH-releasing hormone (GHRH) and insulin-induced hypoglycemia.
The alpha 2 adrenergic agonists clonidine and guanfacine were developed 30 years ago to treat hypertension, but have been used off-label to treat Tourette's syndrome, developmental disorders, substance abuse, and ADHD.
There are alternative treatments available that might help a little including Beta Blockers, Clonidine tablets and experimentally some women suffer fewer flushes on modern antidepressants.
32, a quiet good-looking woman from the city of Tambov, shocked police when they discovered that she was the mysterious rapist who abused 10 local men after poisoning them with clonidine.