Clonidine (Epidural Route)Drug Information provided by: Micromedex
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Clonidine injection is used with injected pain medicine to treat pain in cancer patients.
Clonidine is to be started under the immediate supervision of your doctor. After your doctor has seen how you respond to clonidine, you may be able to receive this medicine at home.
This medicine is available only with your doctor's prescription.
Once a medicine has been approved for marketing for a certain use, experience may show that it is also useful for other medical problems. Although these uses are not included in product labeling, clonidine is used in certain patients with the following medical conditions:
- Post-operative shivering (to prevent or treat shivering that occurs after an operation or anesthesia)