- for HTN;
- central alpha agonist,
- similar to clonidine;
- begin 4mg PO bid, increase by 4mg/day increments at 1 week intervals up to 32mg bid as needed;
- sedation, dry mouth, dizziness, HA, all are common;
Peds: >12 yrs: 0.5-4 mg/day initially; increase by increments of 0.5-2.0 mg/day at 1 week intervals up to 24 mg/day divided bid
Original Text by Clifford R. Wheeless, III, MD.
Last updated by Data Trace Staff on Friday, December 16, 2011 3:13 pm