Central alpha-2 Adrenergic Agonist
- Central alpha-2 Adrenergic Agonist
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Drug Drug Description Clonidine An alpha-2 adrenergic agonist used to treat hypertension and severe cancer pain, among other conditions, and to treat withdrawal symptoms from various substances. It is also used to aid in the diagnosis of pheochromocytoma and to prevent migraines. Guanabenz An alpha-2 adrenergic agonist used to treat hypertension. Dexmedetomidine An alpha-2 agonist used for sedation during various procedures. Tizanidine An alpha-2 adrenergic agonist used for the short-term treatment of muscle spasticity. Methyldopa A centrally-acting alpha-2 adrenergic agonist used to manage hypertension alone or in combination with hydrochlorothiazide, and to treat hypertensive crises. Guanfacine An alpha-2A adrenergic receptor agonist used to treat ADHD. Lofexidine A centrally acting alpha2-adrenergic agonist used for the symptomatic treatment of acute opioid withdrawal syndrome to facilitate abrupt opioid discontinuation in adults.
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