Pinkish brown egg shaped pill with25/41 on one side and v on the other

Not Medical Advice: A tan, elliptical pill with the imprint V one side and a score mark between the imprint 25 41 on the other one is Clonidine hydrochloride 0.1 mg. It is used to lower blood pressure.

Brand names of the prescription-only drug are Catapres, Kapvay, and Kapvay Dose Pack. The Kapvay brand is used to treat attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD). Clonidine may also be prescribed during an opiate detox which is monitored by a Medical Doctor.

Common side effects may include: drowsiness, dizziness, feeling tired or irritable, stuffy nose, sneezing, cough, sore throat, mood changes, insomnia, nightmares, headache, ear pain, mild fever, feeling hot, constipation, diarrhea, upper stomach pain, dry mouth, increased thirst, lowered libido, or impotence.

The Mayo Clinic suggests 10 ways to control high blood pressure without medication and Everyday Health offers 9 management tips for adult ADHD.

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Updated on Thursday, November 27 2014 at 03:55AM EST