Clonidine vs Kapvay for ADHD
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Clonidine is a high blood pressure medication.
Kapvay is an ADHD medication.
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August 18, 2009
September 29, 2009
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Side Effects and Concerns
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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).
Animal reproduction studies have failed to demonstrate a risk to the fetus and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women.
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.
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.
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.
FDA has not classified the drug.
Before taking Clonidine during pregnancy, consult your doctor or pharmacists to weigh the risks and benefits.
Before taking Kapvay during pregnancy, consult your doctor or pharmacists to weigh the risks and benefits.
There may be a negative interaction between Clonidine and alcohol.
There may be a negative interaction between Kapvay and alcohol.
Method of use
: 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: 0.1 mg
No Food Instructions
No Food Instructions
Interaction between Clonidine and Kapvay: 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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