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Clonidine for Anxiety treatment
An_190103 posted:
I have taken anti depressants for years for PMS and depression and after 15 years have quit. I am now going to try clonidine for anxiety related to PMS and Peri-menopausal symptoms is this familiar to any one and where can I find info. about the drug category of Central Alpha Agonists?
steadygoing responded:
Clonidine is a blood pressure lowering drug which is supposed to also make it easier to wean off from some addictive meds. Just google those words in your post and you'll come up with more info.
Patricia Farrell, PhD responded:
BP meds are sometimes used to help anxiety, but they lower BP and can lead to feelings of dizziness. Please talk to your doc about this. As to the drug category, an internet search will turn up plenty of information.

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