433 Effect of Chronic Administration of Clonidine in Normal Children with Short Stature: Rate of Growth and Somatomedin Levels

@article{CastroMagaa1985433EO,
  title={433 Effect of Chronic Administration of Clonidine in Normal Children with Short Stature: Rate of Growth and Somatomedin Levels},
  author={Mariano Castro-Maga{\~n}a and Atilio Canas and Moris Angulo and Billy Fuentes and Platon Jack Collipp and Maria Elena Castelar and Boris Espinoza},
  journal={Pediatric Research},
  year={1985},
  volume={19},
  pages={183A-183A}
}
The oral administration of Clonidine, (C) a selective Alpha-Adrenergic agonist has been shown to increase growth hormone(GH) secretion in children and has been proposed as one of the reliable tests of GH reserve. The effects of chronic administra tion of C on growth have not yet been reported. We have now evaluated the effects of C administration on the… CONTINUE READING