Posted by SLS on May 15, 2008, at 15:28:22
In reply to Clonidine Contributing to Depression?, posted by bulldog2 on May 15, 2008, at 8:39:46
> P-doc had given me clonidine years ago to help with anxiety and to keep my klonopin use down which was never more than 2 milligrams a day. Usually take it at night before sleep. Took one in the middle of the day instead of .5 milligram klonipin for anxiety the other day. Within an hour my mood crashed and I felt really depressed.I looked up the drug and saw it works by suppressing NE. That's not good for a person prone to depression as NE is one of the feel good neurotransmitters. Call in to p-doc to drop this med!
Clonidine is well known to cause depression.