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Is clonidine in the same class as benzodiazepine?


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Associate Clinical Professor, St. John's University College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences
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No. Clonidine is not a benzodiazepine.

Clonidine belongs to a class of medications known as alpha agonists. They work in the central nervous system but are not benzodiazepines.

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