Stimulants are generally the medications of choice, so to speak, in the treatment of ADHD
, but Clonidine is used to treat the symptoms of ADHD
and to treat such conditions as tic disorders, sleep disturbances, aggression and volatility/overarousal.
Clonidine is used alone in the treatment of ADHD and it is used incombination with stimulant medication.
Side effects of Clonidine use can include dizziness, drowsiness and sedation.