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What should I know about apraclonidine before taking it?

Before taking apraclonidine, tell your doctor if you have allergies to this medicine, clonidine, or any other medicines. You should not use this medicine if you have taken a monoamine oxidase (MAO) inhibitor (a class of antidepressant drugs) within the previous 14 days.

Tell your doctor if you have a history of kidney, liver, or heart disease; fainting; low or high blood pressure; depression; or vasovagal attack. Talk to your doctor before taking this medicine if you are pregnant or breastfeeding.

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