Drug Interactions With Clonidine ER

When beta blockers, certain calcium channel blockers, and medications that cause drowsiness are taken with clonidine ER, drug interactions may occur. These reactions may lead to potentially serious problems, such as a dangerously slow heart rate or low blood pressure. To help reduce your risk for complications, tell your healthcare provider if you are taking any other medications before starting treatment.

An Overview of Clonidine ER Interactions

Clonidine ER (Kapvay™) could potentially react with a number of other medications. Some of the drugs that may interact with clonidine ER include but are not limited to:
 
 
 

 

This article refers only to Kapvay, the clonidine ER version approved to treat ADHD. There is another clonidine ER medication (Nexiclon™ XR) approved for treating high blood pressure
 
 
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