Jenloga (clonidine hydrochloride) extended-release is a centrally acting alpha-2 adrenergic agonist available as 0.1 mg or 0.2 mg extended-release tablets for oral administration. Each 0.1 mg and 0.2 mg tablet is equivalent to 0.087 mg and 0.174 mg, respectively, of the free base.
The inactive ingredients are sodium lauryl sulfate, lactose monohydrate, hypromellose
type 2208, partially pregelatinized starch, colloidal silicon dioxide, and magnesium
stearate. Clonidine hydrochloride is an imidazoline derivative and exists as
a mesomeric compound. The chemical name is 2-(2,6-dichlorophenylamino)-2-imidazoline
hydrochloride. The following is the structural formula:
C9H9Cl2N3 - HCI.......Mol, Wt,
Clonidine hydrochloride is an odorless, bitter, white, crystalline substance soluble in water and alcohol.
Last reviewed on RxList: 10/25/2010
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