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What are clonidine tablets?

Clonidine tablets are a type of drug called alpha-2 agonists that treat hypertension (high blood pressure) by reducing certain blood chemical levels and slowing the heart rate. Clonidine tablets are available in generic form. If you are taking clonidine tablets, you should not stop suddenly, but should gradually reduce your dose to avoid sudden increase in blood pressure.

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