17 patient evaluations for Clonidine

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Sep 28, 2009 (Started Mar 09, 2006)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for anxious mood)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 5 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly

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Jan 14, 2010 (Started Oct 17, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    None (for Help with hot flashes)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 0.1 mg/24 hr Daily
Cost: $25-49 monthly

Oct 17, 2009 (Started Oct 17, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for Help with hot flashes)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 0.1 mg/24 hr Daily
Cost: $25-49 monthly

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Mar 14, 2010 (Started Mar 29, 2004)

  • Effectiveness
    Can't tell (for stiffness/spasticity)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 16.8 mcg Daily

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Aug 18, 2010 (Started Jul 15, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for elevated blood pressure)
  • Side effects
    Mild
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: As needed

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Jul 17, 2010 (Started Mar 24, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for stiffness/spasticity)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 0.1 mg Daily

  • 0 helpful marks

May 5, 2011 (Started Oct 28, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for fatigue)
  • Effectiveness
    Major (for excessive sweating)
  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for exhaustion)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: 0.1 mg/24 hr Weekly
Advice & Tips: The patches don't always stick well and they do leave a mark for a few weeks and sometimes irritate my skin. The generic is less irritating for me, I can't use the brand name. Patch is much more expensive but I require a lower dosage and I like that.
Cost: $50-99 monthly

Dec 4, 2010 (Started Oct 28, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for fatigue)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for excessive sweating)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for exhaustion)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: As needed
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks

Jun 1, 2007 (Started Oct 01, 2006)

  • Effectiveness
    None (for Tourette syndrome)
  • Side effects
    Moderate
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 0.6 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: MISDIAGNOSED WITH TOURETTE SYNDROME BY AN RXHAPPY DOCTOR. Clonidine was supposed to calm me as well as my muscles & in turn make me stop twitching. It didn't & also didn't help combat the insomnia brought on by the Risperdal.
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks

Feb 19, 2012 (Started Jan 02, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for high blood pressure (hypertension))
  • Side effects
    Mild (sleepiness, loopy feeling)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: 0.6 mg Daily

  • 0 helpful marks

Jan 4, 2012 (Started Oct 13, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for insomnia)
  • Side effects
    Mild (low blood pressure)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 0.1 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly

Nov 25, 2010 (Started Oct 13, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for insomnia)
  • Side effects
    Mild (low blood pressure)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 0.1 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: Take about 2 hours before you need to go to bed. Once you get sleepy, don't fight it, or else it will take a long time to fall asleep.

  • 0 helpful marks

Jun 15, 2012 (Started Jun 15, 2012)

  • Effectiveness
    Can't tell (for poor peripheral circulation)
  • Side effects
    Severe (balance problems, vertigo, hangover effect in morning)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 0.1 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: Only tried for 2 nights, but the side effects were too extreme

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