Medicine : Arkamin Tab

Name:Arkamin Tab
Type:Tablet
Manufacturer:Unichem Laboratories Ltd
Generic Use:Clonidine
Composition:Clonidine(100 Mcg)
Substitutes:clodict (100mcg) , arkamin (100mcg) , arkamin tab


Generic ( Clonidine )



Typical use Of Clonidine :Chronic Diarrhoea, Diagnosis Of Pheochromocytoma, Diarrhoea, Glucoma, Hypertension, Menopausal Flushing, Migraineprophylaxis, Opiate Withdrawal Syndrome, Psychiatric Disease.
Mechanism of action of Clonidine :Clonidine Stimulates Alpha-2 Receptors In Brain Stem Which Results In Reduced Sympathetic Outflow From The CNS Anda Decrease In Peripheral Resistance Leading To Reduced BP And Pulse Rate.
Drug Interaction of Clonidine :Clonidine Is Known To Interact With Other Drugs Like Acebutolol, Alcohol, Aldesleukin, Alprostadil, Amitriptyline (HCl), Amoxapine, Apraclonidine (HCl), Atenolol, Betaxolol (HCl), Bisoprolol (Fumarate), Bovine Insulin, Captopril, Carteolol (HCl), Carvedilol, Chlorpromazine (HCl), Clomipramine (HCl), Desipramine (HCl), Diazoxide, Dothiepin (HCl), Doxepin (HCl), Fluphenazine, Haloperidol, Halothane, Human Insulin, Hydralazine (HCl), Iprindole, Levobunolol (HCl), Levodopa, Metipranolol, Metoprolol (Tartrate), Minoxidil, Nadolol, Naloxone (HCl), Nifedipine, Nortriptyline (HCl), Oxprenolol (HCl). Always Consult Your Physician For The Change Of Dose Regimen Or An Alternative Drug Of Choice That May Strictly Be Required.
Side effects of Clonidine :Cardiac Arrhythmias, Acute Pancreatitis, Bowel Pseudo-obstruction, Systemic Lupus Erythematosus, Dilutional Hyponatremia, Withdrawal Syndrome, Dizziness, Fatigue, Nausea, Anxiety, Constipation, Abdominal Pain, Dry Mouth, Rashes, Pruritus, Bradycardia, Sedation, Hallucination, Impotence, Sleep Disturbance, Depression, Postural Hypotension, Asthenia.

INTERACTIONS OF CLONIDINE


How Clonidine will impact on Pregnancy ?

Studies In Animals Have Shown Risk To Fetus, However There Are No Sufficient Studies In Humans. This Drug May Be Used In Pregnant Women If Benefit Outweighs The Risk. Patients Should Follow The Advice Of The Doctor Regarding Its Use.

How Clonidine will impact during lactation(breastfeeding) ?

Moderately Safe: No Studies Have Been Conducted In Breastfeeding Women, However There Is Possibility Of Ill Effect To The Breastfed Infants; Or Studies Conducted In Breastfeeding Women Show Minimal Non-threatening Side Effects To The Infants. Drugs Should Be Given Only If The Potential Benefit Justifies The Potential Risk To The Infant. Patients Should Follow The Advice Of The Doctor Regarding Its Use.

Medicine & Alcohol use and effect of Clonidine

No Studies Found