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Clonidine vs. Enalapril for High Blood Pressure

Clonidine

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Other Names: Catapres   Clonodine   Dixarit   Duraclon

Enalapril

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Other Names: Vasotec   Enalapril Maleate
Rating: 3.5 out of 5
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Rating: 2.5 out of 5
Based on 3,151 patient discussions on healthcare websites and blogs
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Clonidine is a sympatholytic medication used to treat medical conditions, such as high blood pressure, some pain conditions, ADHD and anxiety/panic disorder. It is a direct-acting alpha-2 adrenergic receptor adrenergic agonist.Action as an imidazoline re... Read more on Wikipedia
Enalapril (marketed as Renitec and Vasotec) is an ACE inhibitor used in the treatment of hypertension and some types of chronic heart failure. ACE raises blood pressure by constricting blood vessels. ACE inhibitors like enalapril prevent this... Read more on Wikipedia
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By joe
June 7, 2014
joe wrote
0.5 mg clonidine causes strage taste in my mouth
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By hms7777
December 25, 2013
hms7777 wrote
Clonidine
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it just helps you sleep
no to drugs  |  March 26, 2014
When I started on Clonidine I pretty much became narcoleptic for a period of a few hours about 1.5-2 hours after taking it. There were times I'd literally fall asleep standing up at work, my coworkers kept taking pictures of me, haha. It got better after a couple weeks, but it was tough to work my way through. I'm on 1mg AM, 1mg PM. I work overnights and loved the AM pill as it'd knock me right out and I'd sleep great! Been on about 6 months now and it doesn't affect me in that regard at
Mike  |  February 5, 2014
I had the same issue when withdrawing from my fentanyl patches. Discuss this concern with your doctor as I did. I had the dose reduced to .1 mg from .2 mg. I don't know what breaking in half will do. It's an immediate release pill so it might leech too much medicine in your system too fast like with many other meds. Once I got used to the .1, I went back up to .2 (I also have high blood pressure). It also works like a charm getting rid of the stinging in my feet due to a spinal injury. G
KJ  |  January 24, 2014
Clonidine lowers your blood pressure, so you can become light headed. You probably have solved this, but if not try half and then have a few hours later.
Anonymous  |  January 6, 2014
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By danny
November 4, 2013
danny wrote
Atenolol vs Clonidine
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By Concern mom
October 6, 2013
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My son has been kn Clonodine and has night terrors even sleep walk. I am consulting with his doc to wean off and start Melatonin. Its tough no matter what we do. Meds overall I hate.
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What patients are saying about Clonidine vs. Enalapril

30 patient discussions from healthcare websites and blogs
but together they worked like a charm... no side effects...
...drugs like clonidine or methyldopa. Adding HCTZ to enalapril was what did the trick for my HBP - neither of them alone did much, but together they worked like a charm... no side effects and BP...
Other drugs taken:   clonidine, enalapril   Side effects:  ...
...pressure (controlled) Other drugs taken:   clonidine, enalapril   Side effects:   Slight euphoria, slight tiredness, but cannot sleep. Comments:   ...5 years. Had taken Hydrocodone plus Tylenol ...
causes very low preasure at times. I also get sore throats...
...What I find is that clonidine does causes very low preasure at times. I also get sore throats. My greatest problem ...very restless, also clonidine makes anxiety worse ...I also take Enalapr...
Clonidine when I'm using Enalapril?? What effect will BOTH...
...not asking to have my BP checked! Should he be giving me Clonidine when I'm using Enalapril?? What effect will BOT...
Did the doctor tell you to stop the Enalapril? Because...
...you asking about him checking? Your blood pressure? Did the doctor tell you to stop the Enalapril? ...in severely elevated blood pressure. http://www.prescriptiondrug-info.com/drug_det...
Did the doctor tell you to stop the Enalapril? Because...
...Your blood pressure? Did the doctor tell you to stop the Enalapril? Because suddenly stopping it ...in severely elevated blood pressure. http:/­/­www.medschat.com/­wiki/­Enalapril/­...
prior to starting to taper the clonidine but what should...
Clonidine Withdrawal SDN Members don't see ...tapering a patient off of clonidine to avoid rebound hypertension? What ...few days prior to starting to taper the clonidine but what should be...
patch? Have stopped Enalapril while on \"withdrawls\"...
Been on 20mg/day of Enalapril. Then resently given a 0.2mg ...giving me the Clonidine patch? Have stopped Enalapril while on \"withdrawls\" ...
malformations) ? A. Clonidine B. Atenolol C. Enalapril D....
...pregnant patient (Causes fetal hypotension, renal failure, skull and renal malformations) ? A. Clonidine B. Atenolol C. Enalapril D....
symptoms? A. Clonidine B. Enalapril C. Furosemide D....
...gap of 19 mEq/L. Her past medical history is significant for non-insulin dependent diabetes, hypertension, and renal ...signs and symptoms? A. Clonidine B. Enalapril C. Furosemide D. Glybu...
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