Arkamin 100 mcg Tablet (Clonidine)
Buy Arkamin 100 mcg (Clonidine), Clonidine lowers blood pressure by decreasing the levels of certain chemicals in your blood. This allows your blood vessels to relax and your heart to beat more slowly and easily. Clonidine is used to treat hypertension (high blood pressure). The Kapvay brand of clonidine is used to treat attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD). Clonidine may also be used.
What is clonidine?
Clonidine lowers blood pressure by decreasing the levels of certain chemicals in your blood. This allows your blood vessels to relax and your heart to beat more slowly and easily. Clonidine is used to treat hypertension (high blood pressure). The Kapvay brand of clonidine is used to treat attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD). Clonidine may also be used for purposes not listed in this medication guide.
What is the most important information I should know about clonidine?
Before you take clonidine, tell your doctor if you have heart disease or severe coronary artery disease, a heart rhythm disorder, slow heartbeats, low blood pressure, a history of heart attack or stroke, kidney disease, or if you have ever had an allergic reaction to a clonidine transdermal skin patch (Catapres TTS).
How should I take clonidine?
Follow all directions on your prescription label. Your doctor may occasionally change your dose to make sure you get the best results. Do not take this medicine in larger or smaller amounts or for longer than recommended. Do not take two forms of clonidine at the same time. Clonidine may be taken with or without food. Shake the oral suspension (liquid) well just before you measure a dose. Measure the liquid with a special dose-measuring spoon or medicine cup.
If you do not have a dose-measuring device, ask your pharmacist for one. Do not crush, chew, or break an extended-release tablet. Swallow it whole. If you need surgery, tell the surgeon ahead of time that you are using clonidine. You may need to stop using the medicine for a short time. Do not stop using clonidine suddenly, or you could have unpleasant withdrawal symptoms. Ask your doctor how to safely stop using clonidine. If you are being treated for high blood pressure, keep using this medication even if you feel well. High blood pressure often has no symptoms. You may need to use blood pressure medication for the rest of your life. Store at room temperature away from moisture, heat, and light.
What are the doses instructions?
Take the missed dose as soon as you remember. Skip the missed dose if it is almost time for your next scheduled dose. Do not take extra medicine to make up the missed dose.
Seek emergency medical attention or call the Poison Help line at 1-800-222-1222. Overdose symptoms may include high blood pressure (severe headache, blurred vision, buzzing in your ears, anxiety, confusion, chest pain, shortness of breath) followed by low blood pressure (feeling light-headed, fainting), cold feeling, shallow breathing, weakness, fainting, or pinpoint pupils.
Clonidine side effects
- Get emergency medical help if you have any of these signs of an allergic reaction: hives; difficult breathing; swelling of your face, lips, tongue, or throat.
- Call your doctor at once if you have: fast or pounding heartbeats, tremors; a very slow heart rate (fewer than 60 beats per minute); feeling short of breath, even with mild exertion; swelling, rapid weight gain; confusion, hallucinations; flu symptoms; urination problems; or feeling like you might pass out.
Q: Is clonidine a beta blocker/an ace inhibitor/ a diuretic/addictive?
A: Clonidine belongs to a group of medicines called vasodilators. It is not a beta blocker, ace inhibitor, diuretic, addictive
Q: Is clonidine safe/ make you tired/ cause weight loss/ get u high/potentiate opiates/ does clonidine cause depression/ cause bradycardia?
A: Clonidine is safe if taken at recommended dosage and duration. Certain side effects include feeling tired, depression, bradycardia (low blood pressure). It can make you high and may potentiate opiates.
Q: Does clonidine come in liquid form?
A: Clonidine is available in oral liquid form for children treated for attention deficient hyperactivity disorder and other mental disorders.