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Clonidine and alcohol interactions can occur. Always talk to your doctor or pharmacist before consuming alcohol with this medication.

Side Effects

Drinking alcohol while taking clonidine might enhance the sedative effect of both drugs. 

Interactions

Alcohol is a central nervous system depressant, so it has a sedative effect. Clonidine also has a sedative effect, so taking them together can double the side effect and lead to severe sedation. 

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