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Table 3 Baseline characteristics of study participants, n = 20

From: The use of clonidine in elderly patients with delirium; pharmacokinetics and hemodynamic responses

Variable Clonidine, n = 10 Placebo, n = 10
Age, years, median (range) 85 (73–94) 88 (66–95)
Female, n/N (%) 6/10 (60) 7/10 (70)
Body mass index, kg/m2, median (range) 23 (19–29) 24 (17–28)
Creatinine at baseline, median (range) 78 (34–128) 88 (32–140)
Number of patients using other antihypertensive drugsa, n/N (%) 8/10 (80) 7/10 (70)
  1. aAntihypertensive drugs used in the clonidine group (patients using the drug, n); metoprolol (5), furosemide (2), nifedipine (2), amlodipine (1), atenolol (1), bisoprolol (1), candesartan/hydrochlorthiazide (1), nitroglycerin (1) and tamsulosin (1)