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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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* 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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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: Fatigue, Dizziness, Nausea, Balance disorder, Fear

Posted By Pete in fdb.rxlist.com on September 24, 2015 @ 12:00 am

The single most quality of life destroying drug I have ever taken. I was on 8 other BP meds but when the Doc added this one My BP remained high but I was afraid to go down the stairs I was so unsteady...

Druginformer Identified Side Effects: Nephrolithiasis, Oedema, Contusion

Posted By Anonymous in fdb.rxlist.com on September 8, 2015 @ 12:00 am

Have swollen feet all the time now I'm starting to bruise all over and b/P has NOT been reduced even after increase in dosage hate these meds won't take diuretic because of recent kidney stones

Druginformer Identified Side Effects: Asthenia, Arthralgia, Abnormal dreams, Dry mouth, Somnolence, Delayed sleep phase

Posted By Anonymous in askapatient.com on August 13, 2015 @ 12:00 am

Side Effects: Dry mouth, general weakness, hard to wake up, extremely vivid dreams, Takes long time to fall asleep, feeling wasted most of the day. Body Aches are starting to develop.

Druginformer Identified Side Effects: Hyperhidrosis, Discomfort, Feeling cold, Blood pressure increased

Posted By Anonymous in askapatient.com on July 27, 2015 @ 12:00 am

Side Effects: Got sick with a cold and sweat the patch off my blood pressure went up

Druginformer Identified Side Effects: Lethargy, Bradycardia, Palpitations, Epistaxis, Disturbance in attention, Dry mouth, Mental impairment, Decreased appetite

Posted By Anonymous in askapatient.com on May 28, 2015 @ 12:00 am

Side Effects: Lethargy, foggy brain, unable to focus, palpitations, extremely dry mouth, nosebleeds, loss of appetite, low pulse/bradycardia ( I have resistant hypertension and it also fluc...

Druginformer Identified Side Effects: Dry mouth, Somnolence

Posted By Anonymous in askapatient.com on April 23, 2015 @ 12:00 am

Side Effects: Drowsiness.., dry mouth.

Druginformer Identified Side Effects: Nightmare, Fear

Posted By Anonymous in askapatient.com on April 4, 2015 @ 12:00 am

Side Effects: This had been a life altering God send. I've suffered from scream out loud nightmares for years. Brought neighbors to my door with my screams. Since being on Catapres I have no nightma...

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.


Additional Drug Information


* Warning: The facts and figures contained in these reports are accurate to the best of our capability; however, our metrics are only meant to augment your medical knowledge, and should never be used as the sole basis for selecting a new medication. As with any medical decision, be sure to work with your doctor to ensure the best choices are made for your condition.

* 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.