Clozapine vs. Clonidine

by Cathy Parkes June 28, 2021 Updated: February 16, 2024

Don't confuse clozapine with clonidine! Clozapine is an antipsychotic (note both cloZapine and schiZophrenia have a Z). Clonidine is an antihypertensive.

Don't confuse clozapine with clonidine! Clonidine is an antihypertensive. Clozapine is an antipsychotic (note both cloZapine and schiZophrenia have a Z). 

Both of these medications, and ways to remember them, are covered in our Pharmacology Flashcards for Nursing Students!


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