Jenloga

Generic Name: Clonidine

  • What is Jenloga?

    Jenloga is used to treat high blood pressure alone or in combination with other blood pressure medications.

  • What is the most important information I should know about Jenloga?

    Do not discontinue Jenloga without consulting your doctor. Stopping Jenloga suddenly can cause symptoms such as nervousness, agitation, headache, and tremor.

  • Who should not take Jenloga?

    Do not take Jenloga if you have had a serious allergic reaction (for example, rash or swelling of the lips) in the past to clonidine. Do not take Jenloga if you are allergic to any of its ingredients.

  • What should I tell my doctor before I take the first dose of Jenloga?

    Tell your doctor about all prescription, over-the-counter, and herbal medications you are taking before beginning treatment with Jenloga. Also, talk to your doctor about your complete medical history, especially if you have heart, brain, or kidney disease; plan to have surgery; are pregnant, plan to become pregnant, or are breastfeeding.

  • What is the usual dosage?

    The information below is based on the dosage guidelines your doctor uses. Depending on your condition and medical history, your doctor may prescribe a different regimen. Do not change the dosage or stop taking your medication without your doctor's approval.

    Adults: The starting dose of Jenloga is one 0.1-milligram (mg) tablet at bedtime. Your doctor may increase your dose depending on your response. If you have kidney disease, your doctor will prescribe the appropriate dose for you.

  • How should I take Jenloga?

    Swallow Jenloga tablets whole. Do not crush or chew.

  • What should I avoid while taking Jenloga?

    Do not abruptly stop taking this medication.

  • What are possible food and drug interactions associated with Jenloga?

    If Jenloga is taken with certain other drugs, the effects of either could be increased, decreased, or altered. It is especially important to check with your doctor before combining Jenloga with the following: alcohol, drugs that make you sleep, drugs known to affect heart rhythm (such as digitalis, diltiazem, and verapamil), and certain antidepressants.

  • What are the possible side effects of Jenloga?

    Side effects cannot be anticipated. If any develop or change in intensity, tell your doctor as soon as possible. Only your doctor can determine if it is safe for you to continue taking this drug.

    Side effects may include: dry mouth, fatigue, dizziness, headache, nausea, sleepiness, insomnia

  • Can I receive Jenloga if I am pregnant or breastfeeding?

    The effects of Jenloga during pregnancy and breastfeeding are unknown. Avoid breastfeeding while on Jenloga. Tell your doctor immediately if you are pregnant, plan to become pregnant, or are breastfeeding.

  • What should I do if I miss a dose of Jenloga?

    Take the missed dose as soon as you remember it. However, if it is almost time for your next dose, skip the one you missed and return to your regular dosing schedule. Do not take two doses at once.

  • How should I store Jenloga?

    Store at room temperature.

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