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My 18 month old may have swallowed a partial clonidine tablet.

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My 18 month old may have swallowed a partial clonidine tablet. Is she in danger?
Submitted: 2 years ago.
Category: Pediatrics
Expert:  Dr. Su S. replied 2 years ago.
Greetings,
Thank you for your question.
I am Dr. Su S. and I will try my best to help you.
How many milligram tablet it was?
How much did she take?
When did she take?
Is there any symptom now?
Expert:  Doctor Natasha replied 2 years ago.
Hi
I am the original requested expert. Yes this can be a fatal overdose with children. Clonidine is a strong blood pressure mediation.
Please take her to the ER right away
Keep me posted