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Pill with imprint R 129 is Orange, Round and has been identified as Clonidine Hydrochloride 0.3 mg. It is supplied by Actavis.
Clonidine is used in the treatment of pain; adhd; high blood pressure; anxiety; alcohol withdrawal (and more), and belongs to the drug class antiadrenergic agents, centrally acting. Risk cannot be ruled out during pregnancy. Clonidine 0.3 mg is not a controlled substance under the Controlled Substances Act (CSA).
Clonidine lowers blood pressure by decreasing the levels of certain chemicals in your blood. This allows your blood vessels to relax and your heart to beat more slowly and easily.
The Catapres brand of clonidine is used to treat hypertension (high blood pressure). The Kapvay brand is used to treat attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD).
Clonidine is sometimes given with other medications.
Before you take clonidine, tell your doctor if you have heart disease or severe coronary artery disease, a heart rhythm disorder, slow heartbeats, low blood pressure, a history of heart attack or stroke, kidney disease, or if you have ever had an allergic reaction to a Catapres TTS transdermal skin patch.
You should not take this medicine if you are allergic to clonidine.
To make sure clonidine is safe for you, tell your doctor if you have:
Older adults may be more sensitive to the effects of this medicine.
It is not known whether this medicine will harm an unborn baby. Tell your doctor if you are pregnant or plan to become pregnant while taking clonidine.
Clonidine can pass into breast milk and may harm a nursing baby. Tell your doctor if you are breast-feeding a baby.
Catapres is not approved for use by anyone younger than 18 years old. Do not give Kapvay to a child younger than 6 years old.
Take clonidine exactly as it was prescribed for you. Follow all directions on your prescription label. Your doctor may occasionally change your dose to make sure you get the best results. Do not take this medicine in larger or smaller amounts or for longer than recommended.
Clonidine is usually taken in the morning and at bedtime. If you take different doses of this medicine at each dosing time, it may be best to take the larger dose at bedtime.
Clonidine may be taken with or without food.
Do not use two forms of clonidine at the same time. This medicine is also available as a transdermal patch worn on the skin.