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Clonidine (epidural)

Indication

  • Not recommended for obstetrical, post-partum or peri-operative pain management as the risk of hemodynamic instability (e.g., hypotension, bradycardia) may be unacceptable in this population.
  • Dilution: The 500 mcg/mL strength product should be diluted prior to use
  • In a rare obstetrical, post-partum or perioperative patient, potential benefits may outweigh possible risks.

MONITORING RECOMMENDATIONS RELATED TO BLACK BOX DATA

  • In a rare obstetrical, post-partum or perioperative patient, potential benefits may outweigh possible risks.
  • Appropriate dilution of 500 mcg/mL product with 0.9% sodium chloride to final concentrations of 100 mcg/mL

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Clonidine

Additional Information

Updated January 2018