Clonidine Transdermal Patch - Weekly 0.1Mg Drug Medication Dosage Information
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Clonidine: Transdermal patch - Weekly (0.1mg)

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Clonidine 0.1mg/24hr Patch
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Clonidine 0.1mg/24hr Patch

What is this Medicine?

CLONIDINE (KLOE ni deen) is used to treat high blood pressure.

CVS Pharmacy Patient Statistics for Clonidine: Transdermal patch - Weekly(0.1mg)
Generic vs. Brand Name Usage*
*Brand contains same active ingredient but may not represent FDA-approved generic equivalent
Usage By Strength
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Clonidine 0.1mg/24hr Transdermal System

NDC: 005551009
  • Prescription Required
  • Not a Controlled Drug
    (CSA Schedule)
  • FDA Approved




FDA approved for the following conditions:
Hypertension

Sometimes used for but not FDA approved for the following conditions:
Nicotine Withdrawal, Menopause, Cyclosporine Nephrotoxicity Prophylaxis, Hot Flashes

Storage Information
Store at controlled room temperature (between 68 and 77 degrees F)
Clonidine 0.1mg/24hr Transdermal System

Reported Side Effects for Clonidine 0.1mg/24hr Transdermal System

Bowel Obstruction Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: DELAYED
Low Platelet Count Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Dry Nose Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Uncontrolled Urination Incidence:
<4.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: EARLY
Dry Mouth Incidence:
<40.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Stomach Pain Incidence:
<15.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Intestinal Blockage Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: DELAYED
Liver Infection Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Brain Attack Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: EARLY
Angioedema Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: RAPID
Slow Heart Beat Incidence:
<4.0%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: RAPID
Rapid Heart Rate Incidence:
<3.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: RAPID
Inflamed Salivary Gland Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Rash With Pustules Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Retaining Urine Incidence:
0.1%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: EARLY
Fluid Retention Incidence:
0.1%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Weight Gain Incidence:
0.1%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Hair Loss Incidence:
0.2%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Skin Redness Incidence:
0.5-26.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: EARLY
Hives Incidence:
0.5%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: RAPID
Inability To Sleep Incidence:
0.5-6.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Rapid Heart Rate Incidence:
0.5%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: EARLY
Swelling Incidence:
0.5-3.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Itching Incidence:
0.7-26.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: RAPID
Nighttime Urination Incidence:
1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Gynecomastia Incidence:
1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Skin Rash Incidence:
1.0-2.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Upset Stomach Incidence:
1.0-13.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Elevated Hepatic Enzymes Incidence:
1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Metallic Taste Incidence:
1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Decreased Appetite Incidence:
1.0-6.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Constipation Incidence:
1.0-10.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Depression Incidence:
1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Headache Incidence:
1.0-20.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Shaking Incidence:
1.0-4.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Emotional Lability Incidence:
2.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Lightheadedness Incidence:
2.0-16.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Impotence (erectile Dysfunction) Incidence:
2.0-3.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Stuffy Nose Incidence:
2.0-4.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Shallow, Slow Breathing Incidence:
2.6%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: RAPID
Distressed Incidence:
3.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Throat Irritation Incidence:
3.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Tiredness Incidence:
3.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Decreased Sexual Desire Incidence:
3.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Nightmares Incidence:
4.0-9.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Tired Incidence:
4.0-16.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Diaphoresis Incidence:
5.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Hallucinations Incidence:
5.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: EARLY
Darkened Skin Patches Incidence:
5.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Allergic Skin Reaction Incidence:
5.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Vomiting Incidence:
5.0-10.5%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Infection Incidence:
5.0-20.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Chest Pain Incidence:
5.3%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: EARLY
Irritability Incidence:
6.0-9.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Vesicular Rash Incidence:
7.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Drowsiness Incidence:
12.0-33.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Confusion Incidence:
13.0-38.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: EARLY
Postural Low Blood Pressure Incidence:
32.0-47.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Nervousness Incidence:
38.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Low Blood Pressure Incidence:
44.0-47.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: RAPID
*This is an approximate aggregated range of reported side effects from clinical studies performed on this drug. Your experience with this drug may be different.
Daily Life Interactions for Clonidine 0.1mg/24hr Transdermal System

Elements of your daily lifestyle may have an effect on the medications you are taking. Drug interactions can result in unwanted side effects, reduce the effectiveness of your medicine or possibly increase the action of a particular medicine.

Moderate Lifestyle Interaction
Alcohol and Clonidine 0.1mg/24hr Transdermal System(Clonidine)
Alcohol and Antihypertensives(Clonidine)
Although an interaction is possible, Ethanol (alchohol) and Antihypertensive Agents (drugs used to reduce high blood pressure) may be used together. Ethanol or alchohol-containing beverages may increase the effects of Antihypertensive Agents on your blood pressure. If the blood pressure drops too low while taking Ethanol and Antihypertensive Agents, you may become dizzy or feel faint. To limit this interaction, avoid alcohol-containing beverages while taking medicines to lower your blood pressure. Do not stand or sit up too quickly. Contact your prescriber if you have dizziness which does not go away.
Pregnancy & Lactation Information
FIRST Trimester

Class C - Animal studies have shown an adverse effect and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women. OR No animal studies have been conducted and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women.

SECOND Trimester

Class C - Animal studies have shown an adverse effect and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women. OR No animal studies have been conducted and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women.

THIRD Trimester

Class C - Animal studies have shown an adverse effect and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women. OR No animal studies have been conducted and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women.

Lactation

Caution - Not enough information is available to rule out harm to infants when this drug is taken by nursing mothers.


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