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Clonidine

Popular Brands: : Clonidine, Catapres-tts-1, Catapresan, Catapressan, Dixarit
Official FDA Reports104,832
Social Media Events996
Total Posts1,054
Avg. Review Score3.34/ 5
Active Ingredients
  • Clonidine
Approved Uses *

* Extracted from Drug Label

Manufacturers
  • Aveva Drug Delivery Systems Inc
  • Boehringer Ingelheim
  • Tris Pharma, Inc.
  • Watson Laboratories, Inc.

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* Extracted from FDA Adverse Event Report

Explanation

The quarterly trend chart illustrates changing levels of adverse events over time. Results from both the FDA Adverse Event Database (FAERS) and adverse events extracted from social media by Druginformer are plotted side-by-side for easy comparison.


The proportion of people completing user reviews who complained about a side effect.

The proportion of social media adverse event complaints for each adverse event type.

The proportion of FAERS (FDA) adverse event complaints for each adverse event type.


Clonidine Side Effects

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Alarm

* DrugInformer calculates alarm using a proprietary algorithm. Alarm should not be taken as an ofiicial signal from the FDA or other regulatory entity.


User Voices

The following are comments from users that experienced side effects while taking Clonidine

Somnolence

Side Effects: Left me extremely sleepy the next day to the point I had to lay down an hour after I got up and I noticed no real difference in the hot flashes.

It was supposed to stop ...


Source: Catapres (Clonidine)

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Did the author experience somnolence while taking clonidine?

What is this?

Poor Quality Sleep

Side Effects: There are no adverse side effects so far. Some nights I don't sleep as deeply (as described above) during the first few hours of sleep. I'm not sure what makes the difference from one...


Source: Catapres (Clonidine)

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What is this?

Insomnia

Side Effects: There are no adverse side effects so far. Some nights I don't sleep as deeply (as described above) during the first few hours of sleep. I'm not sure what makes the difference from one...


Source: Catapres (Clonidine)

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Druginformer Identified Side Effects: Dizziness, Abdominal discomfort, Discomfort

Posted By Anonymous in askapatient.com on February 24, 2015 @ 12:00 am

Side Effects: Like all medications, this one had serious side effects,, dizziness, sickness, stomach problems, and dangerously low blood pressure,it artificially lowers "blood pressure". ...

Druginformer Identified Side Effects: Constipation, Headache, Fatigue, Dizziness, Sedation, Alopecia, Cough, Dry mouth, Libido decreased, Pain in extremity, Weight increased

Posted By Anonymous in askapatient.com on December 2, 2014 @ 12:00 am

Side Effects: very dry mouth, very tired, arms won't work, hands hurt, legs hurt, cough, constipation, weight gain of about 15lbs, hair loss, headaches, and loss of sex drive. (Hate this)! ...

Druginformer Identified Side Effects: Feeling cold

Posted By Anonymous in askapatient.com on November 19, 2014 @ 12:00 am

Side Effects: Stopped taking cold turkey. Started having stabbing pain in bback of my left eye.

Druginformer Identified Side Effects: Feeling cold, Palpitations, Drug interaction, Dry mouth

Posted By Anonymous in askapatient.com on November 14, 2014 @ 12:00 am

Side Effects: Dry Mouth, palpitations, cold feeling esp lower extremities, Added to Diltiazem ER, when BP was not staying down and reaction to Beta Blockers. Hated combo from the start. C...

Druginformer Identified Side Effects: Feeling cold

Posted By Sheryl in fdb.rxlist.com on October 20, 2014 @ 12:00 am

... drug dropped my BP very quickly, but I feel like a zombie. I wish there was another drug that works as well without this side effect. I tried to quit alcohol but found cold turkey is actually the wo...

Druginformer Identified Side Effects: Poor quality sleep

Posted By Anonymous in askapatient.com on October 14, 2014 @ 12:00 am

Side Effects: would wake up at night and couldn't get back to sleep. Woke up at 2:30 for several days but the last straw was when I awakened at 11:30! Also, blood pressure was elevated a couple of ...

Druginformer Identified Side Effects: Myocardial infarction, Cerebrovascular accident, Drug dependence, Death, Dry mouth, Hypertension, Withdrawal syndrome

Posted By Anonymous in askapatient.com on September 22, 2014 @ 12:00 am

Side Effects: Once your on clonodine over a year or more your Blood Pressure will get so high without it you will have a heart attack or stroke. Side effects go away after a year, expect to lose teet...

Druginformer Identified Side Effects: Somnolence

Posted By Anonymous in askapatient.com on September 10, 2014 @ 12:00 am

Side Effects: Sleepiness which wears off slightly as used

Druginformer Identified Side Effects: Headache, Dry mouth

Posted By Anonymous in askapatient.com on August 7, 2014 @ 12:00 am

Side Effects: Frequent headache. Annoying dry mouth. But this stuff has saved my life! Or my brain. As a rule, can knock bp down from 220/110 in half an hour, then further via subsequent tablets.

Druginformer Identified Side Effects: Pain, Loss of consciousness, Euphoric mood, Dehydration, Dry mouth, Pollakiuria, Somnolence

Posted By Anonymous in drugs.com on April 15, 2014 @ 12:00 am

Gave me dry mouth. Made me lightheaded and groggy. Made urination frequent and painful. Made me feel like I would pass out when rising from sitting or lying down. Left me dehydrated.


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* About FAERS: The FDA Adverse Event Reporting System (FAERS) is used by FDA for activities such as looking for new safety concerns that might be related to a marketed product, evaluating a manufacturer's compliance to reporting regulations and responding to outside requests for information. Reporting of adverse events is a voluntary process, and not every report is sent to FDA and entered into FAERS. The FAERS database may contain duplicate reports, the report quality is variable, and many factors may influence reporting (e.g., media attention, length of time a drug is marketed, market share). For these reasons, FAERS case reports cannot be used to calculate incidence or estimates of risk for a particular product or compare risks between products.