CLONIDINE HCL Side Effects by Likelihood and Severity

COMMON side effects

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    If experienced, these tend to have a Less Severe expression i

    • dry mouth
    • constipation
    • drowsiness
    • dizziness
    • low energy
    • generalized weakness
    • irritability

    INFREQUENT side effects

    If experienced, these tend to have a Severe expression i

    • depression

    If experienced, these tend to have a Less Severe expression i

    • abnormal sexual function
    • dry eye
    • eye irritation
    • eye itching
    • an earache
    • orthostatic hypotension, a form of low blood pressure
    • a sore throat
    • stuffy nose
    • the inability to have an erection
    • decreased appetite
    • nausea
    • vomiting
    • nervousness
    • upper abdominal pain

    RARE side effects

    If experienced, these tend to have a Severe expression i

    • nightmares
    • atrioventricular block, a type of slow heart rhythm disorder
    • abnormal heart electrical signals
    • slow heartbeat
    • chronic heart failure
    • Raynaud's phenomenon, a condition where blood vessels constrict too much with coldness or stress
    • low blood pressure
    • inflammation of the liver called hepatitis
    • fainting
    • a type of allergic reaction called angioedema

    If experienced, these tend to have a Less Severe expression i

    • delusions
    • agitation
    • disturbance in the ability of the eye to focus
    • blurred vision
    • dryness of the nose
    • enlarged breasts
    • muscle pain
    • leg cramps
    • delirium
    • hallucinations
    • a sleep disorder
    • difficulty sleeping
    • fever
    • loss of skin color
    • weight gain
    • headache
    • an inability to completely empty the bladder
    • urination during the night
    • a feeling of pins and needles on skin
    • anxious feelings

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