Discussions that mention clonidine

High & Low Blood Pressure board


What Beth is talking about is a paradoxical effect of some drugs. Clonidine is at least one drug that can increase b/p instead of lowering it. My Dr. didn't know what paradoxical meant in relation to Clonidine when I showed her in the package insert that came with the drug orginally (not to be confused with the pharmacy print out.)

I think Clonidine increased my b/p. At least it was better when I went off the drug. Fam