Definitions for "Clonidine"
An anti-hypertensive drug that shows some promise in helping people wean themselves from substance dependence.
An alpha-2-adrenergic agonist typically used as an antihypertensive agent, but also used as a pharmacotherapy for smoking cessation. The Food and Drug Administration has not approved clonidine as a smoking cessation aid.
A medication for high blood pressure, it has been found to be effective in treating ADHD and although not approved by the FDA for this use, is commonly prescribed by physicans for ADHD.