CLONIDINE HYDROCHLORIDE TABLETS, USP
Clonidine Hydrochloride is a centrally acting alpha-agonist hypotensive
agent available as tablets for oral
in three dosage strengths:
0.1 mg, 0.2 mg, and 0.3 mg. The 0.1 mg
tablet is equivalent
to 0.087 mg of the free base. The following inactive ingredients
are contained in these products: corn
stearate, sodium starch
glycolate, D& C yellow
#10 Aluminum Lake, FD& C yellow
#6 Aluminum Lake (Sunset Yellow Lake).
is an imidazoline derivative and exists as a mesomeric compound.
The chemical name is
is an odorless, bitter, white, crystalline
substance soluble in water