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Clonidine

Introduction

Class of drug

  • Alpha-2-adrenoceptor stimulator.

Uses

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Indications

  • Diagnosis of growth hormone deficiency ie pituitary dwarfism.
  • Used in growth hormone stimulation test to assess ability of pituitary to produce growth hormone.

Administration

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Adverse Reactions

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Further Reading

Publications

Other sources of information

  • Based onSmall Animal Formulary. Tennant, Bryn (1999) 3rd edn. Cheltenham: BSAVA.

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