Clonidine vs Diovan

Clonidine
(Rx)
Diovan
(Rx)
Clonidine is a high blood pressure medication.
Diovan is a high blood pressure medication.
Satisfaction Score
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4.3
Very Satisfied
Satisfaction Score
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2.9
Moderately Satisfied
Helpfulness
for High Blood Pressure
5.0
Concern level
1.5
Helpfulness
for High Blood Pressure
2.4
Concern level
2.4
Approval Date
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August 18, 2009
December 23, 1996
Number of discussions around the web Number of discussions + -
60,950 Discussions
9,488 Discussions
Taken For
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Condition
Number of posts
#2 for Anxiety
#3 for ADHD
#4 for Addiction
#5 for Insomnia
#7 for Depression
#8 for RLS
#9 for Sweating
#10 for Tics
#11 for Hot Flashes
#12 for Flushing
#13 for Sleep Disorders
#15 for Diarrhea
#16 for ADD
Clonidine is prescribed for Withdrawal Symptoms, Anxiety, ADHD, High Blood Pressure and Tics and is mostly mentioned together with these indications. Our data suggest that some patients take it for Depression, RLS, Sweating and Insomnia, although it is not approved for these conditions.
Condition
Number of posts
Diovan is prescribed for High Blood Pressure and is mostly mentioned together with this indication.
Side Effects and Concerns
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Clo
Drowsiness
2
Nausea
2
Weight Gain
1
Dry Mouth
1
Tachycardia
1
Burning
1
Palpitations
1
Psychosis
1
Weight Loss
1
Grogginess
1
Dio
Cough
10
Tiredness
8
Dizziness
6
Headaches
5
Weight Gain
5
Weight Loss
4
Allergy
3
Hair Loss
3
Shortness of Breath
3
Depression
3
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Drowsiness
Clo
Dio
2
0
Nausea
Clo
Dio
2
0
Weight Gain
Clo
Dio
1
5
Dry Mouth
Clo
Dio
1
0
Tachycardia
Clo
Dio
1
0
Burning
Clo
Dio
1
0
Palpitations
Clo
Dio
1
0
Psychosis
Clo
Dio
1
0
Weight Loss
Clo
Dio
1
4
Grogginess
Clo
Dio
1
0
Cough
Dio
Clo
10
0
Tiredness
Dio
Clo
8
0
Dizziness
Dio
Clo
6
0
Headaches
Dio
Clo
5
0
Weight Gain
Dio
Clo
5
1
Weight Loss
Dio
Clo
4
1
Allergy
Dio
Clo
3
0
Hair Loss
Dio
Clo
3
0
Shortness of Breath
Dio
Clo
3
0
Depression
Dio
Clo
3
0
Pregnancy Category (FDA) OpenClose all pregnancy categories
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a b c d x n
Category A
Adequate and well-controllted studies have failed to demonstrate a risk to the fetus in the first trimester of pregnancy (and there is no evidence of risk in later trimesters).
Category B
Animal reproduction studies have failed to demonstrate a risk to the fetus and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women.
Category C
Animal reproduction studies have shown an adverse effect on the fetus and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in humans, but potential benefits may warrant use of the drug in pregnant women despite potential risks.
Category D
There is positive evidence of human fetal risk based on adverse reaction data from investigational or marketing experience or studies in humans, but potential benefits may warrant use of the drug in pregnant women despite potential risks.
Category X
Studies in animals or humans have demonstrated fetal abnormalities and/or there is positive evidence of human fetal risk based on adverse reaction data from investigational or marketing experience, and the risks involved in use of the drug in pregnant women clearly outweigh potential benefits.
Category N
FDA has not classified the drug.
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C Category C
Before taking Clonidine during pregnancy, consult your doctor or pharmacists to weigh the risks and benefits.
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Alcohol warning
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There may be a negative interaction between Clonidine and alcohol.
There may be a negative interaction between Diovan and alcohol.
Method of use
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Transdermal Patch
Pill
Dosages
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: 0.1 mg/24hr, 0.2 mg/24hr, 0.3 mg/24hr
Patch: 0.1 mg/24 hr, 0.2 mg/24 hr, 0.3 mg/24 hr
Tablet: 40 mg, 80 mg, 160 mg, 320 mg
Capsule: 80 mg, 160 mg
Food Instructions
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No Food Instructions
No Food Instructions
Ingredients
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Clonidine
Valsartan
Drug Interactions
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Interaction between Clonidine and Diovan: Interaction not known, but may still exist. Always consult your doctor before taking these medications together. Do not stop taking the medications without a physician's advice.
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