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  1. clonidine in urine
    ... A single dose of Clonidine has an elimination half-life of about 12-16 hours ... drug concentration declines slowly over several days. Clonidine is a very potent drug. It should be discontinued with...

  2. Blood Pressure Medicine Combinations
    ... HCTZ. I'm going to try & cut back to that. I was on Clonidine when I started HCTZ. Clonidine may have raised my...
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  3. BP increase due to BP Med increase??
    ... talking about is a paradoxical effect of some drugs. Clonidine is at least one drug that can increase b/p instead ... didn't know what paradoxical meant in relation to Clonidine when I showed her in the package insert that came ... confused with the pharmacy print out.) I think Clonidine increased my b/p. At least it was better when I went...

  4. Answering questions about gastroparesis
    ... lithium, tricyclic antidepressants, dopamine agonists, clonidine and calcium channel blockers. The narcotics and antidepress...
    ... That'a really interesting about Clonidine . As you know I was on the drug for about two yrs...
    ... blame you for switching to another medication. Why Clonidine in addition to a beta blocker? Alpha blockers fell ... doctor gave you a cardioselective beta blocker with the Clonidine . Try asking him about Labetalol. It is said to prevent ... the plus side, there was no rebound hypertension. Clonidine could prove just as difficult to stop. If you ever ... decide to discontinue Clonidine and/or metoprolol, find out how to do it properly ... medications. I think it is ironic that withdrawal from Clonidine itself has to be orchestrated so carefully, since ... well known side effect of both the beta blockers and Clonidine . I hope that your blood pressure is well controlled...
    ... Hi Sun, I agree with FG re: Clonidine . I was on it for 2 yrs. It took me 2 months & two ... because she might think I was getting dementia. Clonidine definately affects the brain especially in the first ... the toilet. You can look up my other posts about Clonidine for the other symptoms I had if you need other ammunition ... Dr. Be prepared for some opposition to going off Clonidine at least that's what I had with my DR. She wanted ... to increase my dose-another bad fact with Clonidine as it stops working & must for increased every now...
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  5. Diovan cost recently increased
    ... 50 mg daily Metoprolol Tartrate 100mg twice daily Clonidine .1 mg 3x daily Is there a way, or does anyone have...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Diovan Metoprolol Toprol

  6. My Experience with Tekturna HCT
    ... medication before the Tekturna was Lisinopril and Clonidine 0.1 mg. i used these medications for about 5 years ... possible size combination to decrease side affects. The clonidine was the only medication i used since 1990 that simple ... in one daily dose. so i was well controlled on the clonidine and Lisinopril with this lower than normal doses but...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Lisinopril Propranolol tekturna

  7. Pressure High--Afraid of Meds
    ... bad feeling). Since I am so senstive, the Dr. tried Clonidine .01 for two weeks then ..02. After taking one pill ... Dr. I am so afraid. Is this normal reactions to Clonidine ? I am asthmatic and take Levoxyl for hypothyrodism...
    ... Hi Yannie, You got that right, Clonidine is a b/p med disquised as a b/p med :) Do you get ... difficult to stop taking it without severe withdrawal. Clonidine does have it's place but is not for anyone who wants...
    ... called the dr. and told him of my experience with the clonidine . he then told me to try the verapamil again because...
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  8. Odd BP's I take Olmatec
    ... like mental fogginess, don't EVER let a DR. give you Clonidine unless you are flat on your back & the only decisions ... office was the day I made the decision to get off Clonidine whether my DR. approved or not. It took me two tries...
    ... flower thanks so much. I know how you mean with the Clonidine symptoms, I never had that med (and never will now...

  9. 50 mg lopressor twice daily?!?!
    ... medical setting. I think you should have been given clonidine or labetalol in the ER after first letting you lie ... atmosphere I bet no med would be needed. Labetalol & Clonidine will start decreasing b/p in about 20 min in my experience...

  10. Frustrated with Benicar Side Effects!
    ... symptoms but shakiness!) After being put on short term ( clonidine ) -which made me feel like I was about to die slowly...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Benicar

  11. Diuretic brought BP down but I'm allergic to them!
    ... put me on 40mg Benicar. I was taking Lisinopril and Clonidine . The clonidine would work but I am tired of being ... Anyway, I am now on Benicar 40 mg and to take a clonidine if my meds go up. This last weekend, he gave me Benicar ... and just feel like a zombie all day after I take my clonidine ! IS there any diruetic that has no sulfa?...
    ... they are all over the country.) I've also taken Clonidine so I know too well the Zombie routine. Congratulations...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Benicar Lisinopril

  12. High and fluctuating bp
    ... doctor told me to take if it gets 150/90 or above.( Clonidine 0.1mg) The only thing is that it makes me feel terrible ... at 8:30 am ( I take my bp meds at 6:00am) took he clonidine and had to leave work because of how it makes me feel...
    ... me not to worry as long as it returned to normal. Clonidine is a short-acting bp med which I suppose could be ... question would be is it really necessary to pop a clonidine when you know you're experiencing a spike in bp? ...
    ... Hi London, Be careful with clonidine . I took it as a regular b/p med. It can easily get ... That was the last time I drove until after I got off Clonidine which took two tries & two months!!! I think Labetalol...

  13. Mid afternoon rise in blood pressure
    ... it just very high very quickly and I have to take clonidine to bring it down if it gets to 150/90 or above. The ... clonidine however, really makes me feel awful even thought it...

  14. BP increases after medication?
    ... cause one's b/p to rise-only in certain individuals. Clonidine is one. This is another reason for taking one's b...
    ... interact with Inderal. They include alpha blockers, clonidine , antidepressants, NSAIDs, thyroid meds, CCBs, and...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Inderal Lisinopril

  15. Tekturna works for me
    ... Thanks, Andy. Clonidine did the opposite for me. Glad it is working for you ... . Be careful if you have to get off Clonidine as it has a nasty withdrawal. Fam...

  16. I want to try Tekturna
    ... mind you I've been self experimenting with taking my clonidine at different times of the day so I won't have this...
    ... I've been on 150mg of Tekturna and .1mg of Clonidine for over a month now and have had great results. ... I take the Tekturna at lunch and the Clonidine at bedtime so that I avoid its sleepiness effect during ... the day. You already know about Clonidine , but you really might want to consider talking to...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Lisinopril tekturna

  17. Reduction in BP meds, CCB withdrawal
    ... person to person. significant headache: caffeine, clonidine , felodipine, labetalol, nifedipine, propranolol ... delirium or disorientation: beta blockers (some), clonidine , diuretics, lisinopril, methyldopa, propranolol ... emotional depression: beta blockers (some), CCBs, clonidine , methyldopa, metoprolol, propranolol, thiazide diuretics...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Lisinopril Metoprolol Nifedipine Propranolol Toprol

  18. Not sure what to do next?
    ... call in to my Dr. (who is so fed up with me). I gave clonidine a try and there is no way that I can function in my...
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  19. hydrochlorot for high systolic pressure
    ... - the lists are very long. Decreased libido:... clonidine , propranolol, spironolactone Impotence: ACE inhibitors ... , beta blockers, captopril, clonidine , furosemide, Hctz (ESPECIALLY when combined with a ... ronolactone and thiazide diuretics Impaired ejaculation: clonidine , thiazide diuretics Decreased testosterone: spironolactone ... Gynecomastia(excessive growth of male breast): captopril, clonidine , enalapril, eplenerone, felodipine, fosinopril, ramipril...
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  20. Catapres anyone?
    ... help others to know that catapres is the name for clonidine hydrochloride. Bethsheba...
    ... Clonidine competes with Cozaar as the worst drugs I've taken...
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  21. Beta Blocker Withdrawl
    ... blockers do. It took me two months to get off of Clonidine & I was on the lowest dose. My b/p was constanly...
    ... going off certain meds especially beta blockers & Clonidine "cold turkey" or fast is dangerous. Then today when ... patients to quit their beta blockers & especially Clonidine abruptly because he sees the results in the ER. The ... take care of the situation. When I went off Clonidine , it was two steps forward & two steps backward. I ... my b/p everyday even though it was nerveracking. Clonidine is such a tiny pill. I cut it up into 1/8 of a pill...
    ... going off certain meds especially beta blockers & Clonidine "cold turkey" or fast is dangerous. Then today when ... patients to quit their beta blockers & especially Clonidine abruptly because he sees the results in the ER. ...
    ... amounts and length of time taken. Some drugs like Clonidine are more potent than others. Thus, some withdrawals...
    ... papers refering to rebound hypertension caused by Clonidine . Famid - Anything that I come across I will post...
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  22. My bp is 228 over 118!! Shouldn't I be dead???
    ... to work. My b/p was at the level & my Dr. gave me Clonidine & labetalol which act faster. I would avoid taking ... clonidine because it is hard to get off of it without withdrawal...
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  23. Clonodine
    ... You are really smart to question taking clonidine . I would first ask your Dr. why this particular drug...
    ... luck. Perhaps you will have a better experience with Clonidine . If you can work & take Clonidine three times a day...

  24. Types of blood pressure medication?
    ... or go to the ER & ask. Don't stop beta blockers or clonidine suddenly-go to the ER if you are taking these drugs...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Norvasc

  25. hypertension controlled by nitric oxide?
    ... medication. Having to meany bad reactions. Iam on clonidine x3 per day, norvasc 10mg x1,hydrochlorot 25mg x1...
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  26. Can a double dose of blood pressure med hurt
    ... some of the more potent b/p meds such as lebatalol & clonidine . In fact my Dr. was really cautious RX them. She...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Cozaar Inderal

  27. Hi, im new
    ... but I have a question reguarding my BP med. Im given Clonidine (Oral) .3 up to 3 tabs a day. We tried a coulple other ... Since this life altering event (im 28) I switched to Clonidine due to the failure of other drugs. This stuff makes...
    ... I took Clonidine for about 2 yrs. It's a pretty complicated drug ...

  28. from ACE to ARB, is the ARB not working?
    ... Clonidine is another drug that will cause a brain fog. I remember ... That's when I realized that I had to get off of Clonidine & that I shouldn't be driving in the first few hrs ... anything or make any important decisions until the Clonidine Fog lifted about 3 hrs after taking it. The day he ... was a long battle with my Dr. & my body to get off Clonidine . Fam...

  29. Switched from ziac to atenolol
    ... antihypertensive effects of Atenolol. Some drugs, such as Clonidine can reverse them completely. Perhaps that's why you...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Atenolol

  30. Effectiveness of antihypertensives
    ... ve only seen reference to that with b/p drugs for Clonidine & maybe something about diuretics because of kidney...
    ... okay to stop it suddenly (remember I was also taking Clonidine & Labetalol.) Guess what the Dr. said when I walked...
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  31. FG Re: acid reflux & b/p meds
    ... He was the one that said that I had to get off of Clonidine & had some studies to back it up. He wrote a note...

  32. Newbie to Atenolol
    ... I got into trouble once when she told me to stop Clonidine suddenly to start another drug. I lasted one day...

  33. alternative to lisinopril ?
    ... BP now. I also have to take an additional 0.1 of Clonidine about 6 hrs after my am dose of these others just ... of lisinopril and verapamil again at night with the clonidine . The clonidine doesn't mix well with that and I think...
    ... permanent damage to my knees etc from Cozaar. I took Clonidine to for about two yrs. Did you know that your body ... gets used to Clonidine so you have to keep taking more & more. Also, it ... I agree that it is very difficult to get off of Clonidine . It took me two tries & two months to get off of...
    ... perfect anymore for some reason, but still decent. Clonidine is too potent a drug for anyone to stay on long-term ... returned and I chickened out. I guess, like you with Clonidine , I have to remain on it forever. I took the following...
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  34. question
    ... I was on the lowest dose of Clonidine (Catapres). In some people it actually has the opposite...
    Medications also discussed in this post: catapres

  35. Previous posts regarding withdrawing from Atenol?
    ... and centrally-acting antihypertensive agents, like clonidine . I'm sure you'll find the info you need if you...
    ... had to get off of it quick. My Dr. switched, me to Clonidine a powerful drug which did little or nothing. Luckily ... very lucky. It took my two months to get off Clonidine & I was on the lowest possible dose. Pretty scary...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Atenolol Inderal

  36. Home from a short stay in the Hospital
    ... increased fluid to keep your b/p up? Were you are Clonidine everyday-if so be careful with withdrawal symptoms...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Inderal

  37. Famnd--HCT
    ... symptoms too. I learned with the beta blockers, Clonidine etc. to do any bath/shower activities before taking ... since I was pretty much dead weight especially with Clonidine . I still have trouble from time to time-last week...
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  38. Avalide, holy cow, not again!
    ... how long you take it. It is going into the brain. Clonidine did that to me until I stopped it after two yrs. ...

  39. High Systolic, Low Diastolic, Why?
    ... diastolic more than the systolic with the exception of Clonidine & Norvasc which have too many side effects. Hctz...
    ... symptoms too. I learned with the beta blockers, Clonidine etc. to do any bath/shower activities before taking ... since I was pretty much dead weight especially with Clonidine . I still have trouble from time to time-last week...
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  40. very long term use of Cardura and withdrawal.
    ... BP. My question is , I have been on Cardura with Clonidine for 12 years [COLOR="Sienna"]with fair control of ... which all entailed stopping my Cardura, ( but not the clonidine .) Every single time without fail after just stopping ... ( I know it's an Alpha blocker but different from Clonidine ) there are absolutely no studies on long term use ... and withdrawal of this drug. (Only on Clonidine , a different type of alpha blocker) I have on multiple...
    ... which all entailed stopping my Cardura, ( but not the clonidine .) Every single time without fail after just stopping ... bodies longer than we or "they" think) and possibly the clonidine . Some questions that come to mind are: 1. Did...
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  41. Stress and (Really High) High Blood Pressure Spikes??
    ... Thyroid -Certain medications -antihypertensives ( clonidine , calcium channel blockers, beta blockers or methyldopa...

  42. Clonidine for Hypertensive Crisis
    ... range my Dr has decided to give he a prescription for clonidine to use when the diastolic goes above the 120 mark ... used extensively for testing for pheochromocytoma ( clonidine suppression test) I was wondering if anyone had any...
    ... Clondine-you might be sorry you asked :). I was on Clonidine for 2 yrs. It took me two tries & two months to get ... stomping down the stairs to take a nap screaming get off Clonidine . Clonidine can have a paradoxical effect in ... where to go. For the first two hrs. after taking Clonidine , I was in complete brain fog, I couldn't drive etc ... so long, I don't see how you would be able to take Clonidine without getting into the withdrawal mode. When ... long.) I guess I should say something positive about Clonidine . It does dissolve quickly in water. I still had...
    ... Ok... took the clonidine once last night and once today so far... other than...
    ... I don't know what clonidine is exactly,but i think it is most likeley centrally...
    ... find my b/p readings from those early days of taking clonidine but I don't think I got a response either & had the...
    ... My sleep study Dr. said that clonidine definately affects sleep cycles. He said to get off ... article article that said the same. Sorry to hear that Clonidine hasn't helped. My understanding is that Clonidine...
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  43. A few days off...
    ... finally talked to my Dr and he called in a 'script for clonidine for when the numbers go nuts, so who knows... those...

  44. Tropol xl and heart rate
    ... Before all this changing of medication I was on Cardura/ Clonidine for 10 years. I cannot now tolerate the Toprol and ... the benicar and I have to keep taking intermitant Clonidine to bring my BP down. I have been on the phone to...
    ... gave it a second thought. Having to take the extra clonidine to get my BP down also totally puts me out cold. ...
    ... Kat, I can't believe you were able to stay on Clonidine for 10yrs!!! I was on it for about 2 yrs & it drove ... me crazy!!! Clonidine can have a paradoxical effect in some people. It ... intermittantly, are you sure you are not running into Clonidine ? Also, I would ask your pharmacist for the package...
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  45. Effects of antihypertensives on a heart rate
    ... in half. I did that when I was trying to get off Clonidine & was having withdrawal reactions. It was such a...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Potassium

  46. Hypertension and a heat wave
    ... in the evening cause I get so weak. When I was on Clonidine it was worse. My husband had to pull me out of the...
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  47. meds question
    ... most classes of drugs. I'm here to tell you that you Clonidine has to be the worst as far as sleep goes to say nothing...

  48. Beth re: Clonidine
    ... but I can control how to manage it. As far as the clonidine goes, I have read that they do a "clonidine suppression...
    ... Now I remember reading about a " Clonidine Suppression Test." I'll be very interested in your ... is called a Paradoxical effect. The pkg insert for Clonidine lists that for a side effect for some people. I had...

  49. Pheochromocytoma
    ... Fam, I just read that clonidine (forgive the spelling) is used to check for this condition...

  50. BP on the rise again...is this normal?
    ... dramatice decrease in my cuff anxiety when I went off Clonidine . It always made me nervous after taking it. Also...
    ... dramatice decrease in my cuff anxiety when I went off Clonidine . It always made me nervous after taking it. Also...

  51. Flowergirl re: stopping Lebetalol
    ... to take Diovan again. My Dr. told me just to stop Clonidine at one point without slowly going off of it. She...
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  52. Which med would cause shaking or tremors
    ... When I had to get off of Clonidine , I had to go very slowly. It took two months & two ... I got heart palpitations etc. I had to go back on Clonidine . There maybe an another reason for your daughter...

  53. My blood pressure is making me nuts!
    ... initial thryoiditis problem & the by the b/p drug Clonidine . It is worth anything to get a good nights sleep...

  54. extreme hypertension, on a younger person.
    ... older drug often used in the ER. If the Dr. suggests Clonidine run the other way as it has so many negatives. Most...

  55. Tired, tired, tired!!!!
    ... feel like they are burning!! I'm on .01 2x daily of clonidine and 40 mg of lisinopril. My BP isn't very controlled...
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  56. lotrel 10/20
    ... attach or stroke.I went to a new Dr. I had been taking Clonidine for years and then he switched me to Diovan HCT and...
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  57. Doc's idea did not work
    ... Clonidine was a med that my Dr. refused to believe caused me...
    ... [QUOTE=famnd;2922775] Clonidine was a med that my Dr. refused to believe caused me...
    ... [QUOTE=famnd;2922775] Clonidine was a med that my Dr. refused to believe caused me...

  58. Vision and high blood pressure
    ... I got nasal congestion from Clonidine . Beth you sound like me-3yrs behind on everything...

  59. Anyone taper off Labetalol?
    ... see how it goes. It took me a month when I got off Clonidine because I kept getting spikes in my b/p. So monitor...

  60. Questions about Beta Blockers
    ... Hi everyone: I am presently taking Clonidine .1mg/5x's day. It is not controlling my bp so I am...
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  61. Pheochromocytoma
    ... My symptoms are liveable on it. A combination of clonidine and metropolol has really cut down on the overheating...
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  62. Bp Med Side Effects
    ... Hi beth, Don't ever take Clonidine if you don't want foggy thinking. I was only taking...
    ... posts are so insightful. Thanks for the tip on the Clonidine ...and thanks, too, for sharing your experience of...
    ... QUOTE=famnd;2904826]Hi beth, Don't ever take Clonidine if you don't want foggy thinking. I was only taking ... across documentation that supports what you said about clonidine raising one's bp...this can happen temporarily, too ... , after discoing the clonidine ! For our own well being, we can't believe everything...

  63. Stopped Meds got a 193/79 Need Advise
    ... short life span, maybe that's the problem. Example is clonidine (my mom uses that and it must be taken every 4 to...
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  64. Can you take a diuretic with Sulfa allergy?
    ... really high BP spike and the dr, put me on Catapres ( clonidine ) for the BP. I am also allergic to sulfa drugs and...
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  65. very high blood pressure
    ... blood pressure for years. I take atenolol, norvasc and clonidine . I have tried lots of meds before. The thing is, we...
    ... reasonable job of controlling, I have reduced the clonidine down to once per day most days. I was taking a great...
    ... from 117-128/70-82 at any given time. By the way, clonidine which I was given early on, is a fast acting pill ... with you all during the day. The doctors took me off clonidine pretty quickly. Hope this helps and again I repeat...
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  66. Metoprolol & weight gain
    ... control yet. I take Avapro 300mg, Metoprolol 100mg, & Clonidine 2. The Metoprolol has the nasty side effect of making...
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  67. Went from extremely High BP to Low
    ... is 98/69!!! I am extremely sleepy. I took the clonidine because my heart rate has been higher since I started...
    ... after I take the HCTZ. I was trying not to take my clonidine thinking that is the problem but because of the pulse...
    ... Lenin, I also cut my clonidine in 1/2 yesterday and it seemed to work very well....
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  68. Benicar, Lisinopril, Clonidine and Hydrochlorothiazide
    ... Felidopine gives me a headache. I took my Lisinopril, clonidine and hctz and my BP was quite down at work. Then it...
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  69. Lisinopril, clonodine, felodipine & benicar
    ... I take Clonidine .01 2x's a day, Lisinopril 40mg 1x and now Feledipine...
    ... you have any side effects with any of these? The clonidine puts me to sleep, the feledipine so far gave me a...
    ... I'm on clonidine . It has the same effect on me. Today the doc just...
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  70. So pills or no pills? Doctors say I can easily stop, ppl here say no
    ... reducing meds, NOT all bp meds can be stopped abruptly, clonidine being one and beta blockers another....

  71. 3 meds and bp still up
    ... adjusting my meds. I am now on 20 mg of lisinopril bid, clonidine 0.1 mg 1 in am and 2 pm and he now has added felodipine...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Lisinopril

  72. Alternate for Norvasc
    ... :) My mom takes verapamil for her bp along with clonidine .03. She also uses a lot of supplements to help with...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Avapro Norvasc Verapamil

  73. Med question -- please help!
    ... adjusting my meds. I am now on 20 mg of lisinopril bid, clonidine 0.1 mg 1 in am and 2 pm and he now has added felodipine...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Lisinopril

  74. I'm getting stressed and confused
    ... atenolol and my other meds (20 mg lisinopril & 0.1 mg clonidine ). I took my bp at 1 pm and it was 102/72 with a pulse...
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  75. 5 episodes BP > 210/110... am I on borrowed time?
    ... doctor about nitroglycerin tablets or a drug called clonidine . Nitroglycerin placed under the tongue lowers BP ... and can take your systolic BP down 30-40 points. Clonidine is a quick-acting drug which can, if placed under...
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