Clonidine (Catapres) For Anxiety – Does it Work? Pros and Cons.

Clonidine is gaining popularity among psychiatrists for the treatment of anxiety disorders as well as ADD and ADHD. In this video I discuss the benefits and drawbacks of Clonidine. I also discuss current studies on the medication. Visit our website at to learn more about who we are and what we do.

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