Clonidine for Treating Hot Flashes
Why It Is Used
Clonidine can be used to treat hot flashes. Because it is a nonhormonal treatment, women with a history of breast cancer can use it without increasing the risk of further cancer cell growth (as in the case of estrogen treatment).
|By:||Reference Healthwise Staff||Last Revised: April 26, 2012|
|Medical Review:||Reference Anne C. Poinier, MD - Internal Medicine
Reference Carla J. Herman, MD, MPH - Geriatric Medicine