For this condition, clonidine
is often used alone. For the treatment of alcohol withdrawal, clonidine
is usually combined with benzodiazepine tranquilizers such as Librium, Valium, Xanax, or Ativan.
This medication may also be used to ease withdrawal symptoms associated with the long-term use of narcotics, alcohol and nicotine (smoking). In addition, clonidine has also be used for migraine headaches, hot flashes associated with menopause, attention deficit hyperactivity disorder.