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What Is Clonidine ER Used For?

How Does It Work?

Clonidine ER is a long-acting form of clonidine, a medication that has been used for decades to treat high blood pressure. It belongs to a class of medications known as alpha-2 adrenergic receptor agonists. At this time, it is unknown exactly how clonidine ER works for treating ADHD.
 

Can You Use Clonidine ER Off-Label?

On occasion, your healthcare provider may recommend clonidine ER for something other than treating ADHD in individuals age 6 to 17 years old. Using clonidine ER in younger children or adults is considered an off-label use for this medication.
 
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