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Clonidine

Synonym(s): Catapres

Contributor(s): Vetstream Ltd

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 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

Refereed papers

Other sources of information

  • BSAVA Small Animal Formulary. Ramsey I (2017) 9th edn. Cheltenham: BSAVA.

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