Clonidine HCL Tablet is used to treat diarrhea caused by inflammatory bowel disease in dogs and cats. This medicine is also useful in treating separation anxiety, aggression, and phobias in dogs.
Who is Clonidine HCL Tablet for?
Dogs and cats.
Why use Clonidine HCL Tablet?
When administered to dogs or cats, this drug reduces diarrhea symptoms associated with IBD (inflammatory bowel disease). Additionally, it could also be helpful in treating certain behavioral disorders in dogs.
How does Clonidine HCL Tablet work?
This drug belongs to the alpha-adrenergic family. It activates brain receptors that produce certain responses when it is delivered to the body.
Bluepoint Labs or other generic brand
How is Clonidine HCL Tablet sold?
Sold per Tablet in strengths of 0.1 mg, 0.2 mg or 0.3 mg.
What are the side effects of Clonidine HCL Tablet?
Potential adverse reactions include: Short-term high blood pressure (hyperglycemia) Vomiting Constipation Sedation Collapse Low blood pressure (hypoglycemia) Aggression Slow heart rate
What special precautions are there?
Before using, inform a veterinarian of your pet's entire drug history, and thoroughly read the warning label. Other medications such as blood pressure drugs, acepromazine, prochlorperazine, prazosin, barbiturates, some opioids, epinephrine, and others may interact with this medication. Do not use this product if the animal is pregnant, nursing, or breeding. Do not use this product if the animal is on epinephrine or has a cardiac arrhythmia. Use this product with caution if the animal is debilitated or has a seizure disorder, severe liver or renal illness, breathing issues, shock, low blood pressure, or heart disease. Never give this medicine to an animal that has a known hypersensitivity or allergy to it. Keep away from children and animals.
If overdose occurs, please contact your local pet hospital or emergency pet clinic immediately.
How can I store Clonidine HCL Tablet?
Store at room temperature and avoid excessive temperatures of heat and cold. Protect from sunlight.
Use as prescribed by your veterinarian.