Clonidine HCL , as a member of the antihypertensive family, is an alpha agonist used to treat high blood pressure.
It works by lowering your heart rate and loosening up your blood vessels. As a result, the blood can pass through the vessels smoothly. Clonidine HCL comes as an oral tablet taken two to three times per day at evenly spaced periods.
The most common side effects of Clonidine HCL are headache, dry mouth, dizziness, drowsiness, tiredness, nervousness, upset stomach, vomiting, constipation and rash.
Clonidine HCL can be used in the treat of other medical conditions, as suggested by your doctor.