Clonigen

Clonigen

clonidine

Manufacturer:

InnoGen Pharmaceuticals

Distributor:

InnoGen Pharmaceuticals
Concise Prescribing Info
Contents
Clonidine HCl
Indications/Uses
Dosage/Direction for Use
HTN 50-100 mcg tid, increased every 2nd or 3rd day. Max: 1,200 mcg daily.
Administration
May be taken with or without food.
Special Precautions
Cerebrovascular disease, ischaemic heart disease including MI, renal impairment, occlusive peripheral vascular disorders eg, Raynaud's disease, history of depression. May impair ability to drive or operate machinery.
Adverse Reactions
Drowsiness, dry mouth, dizziness & headache. Constipation, depression, anxiety, fatigue, nausea, anorexia, parotid pain, sleep disturbances, vivid dreams, impotence & loss of libido, urinary retention or incontinence, orthostatic hypotension; dry, itching or burning sensations in the eye.
Drug Interactions
Enhance hypertensive effects w/ diuretics, other antihypertensives & hypotension-causing drugs. β-blockers may exacerbate rebound HTN following w/drawal. TCAs may antagonize the hypotensive effect. Enhanced sedative effect w/ CNS depressants.
MIMS Class
Other Antihypertensives
ATC Classification
C02AC01 - clonidine ; Belongs to the class of imidazoline receptor agonists, centrally-acting antiadrenergic agents. Used in the treatment of hypertension.
Presentation/Packing
Form
Clonigen tab 150 mcg
Packing/Price
100's (P3,200/box)
Form
Clonigen tab 75 mcg
Packing/Price
100's (P2,100/box)
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