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Catapres

cloNIDine
Clonidine lowers blood pressure by decreasing the levels of certain chemicals in your blood. This allows your blood vessels to relax and your heart to beat more slowly and easily. Clonidine is used to treat hypertension (high blood pressure). The Clonidine is sometimes given with other medications. Clonidine may also be used for purposes not listed in this medication guide.
CHEMICAL NAME
cloNIDine
DRUG TYPE
antiadrenergic agents, centrally acting

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Brand Name Examples Supplied As Strength
Catapres tablet 0.1 mg0.2 mg0.3 mg
Catapres-TTS-1 film, extended release 0.1 mg/24 hr
Catapres-TTS-3 film, extended release 0.3 mg/24 hr
Kapvay tablet, extended release 0.1 mg/12 hr
Generic Examples Supplied As Strength
CloNIDine Hydrochloride tablet 0.1 mg0.2 mg0.3 mg
tablet, extended release 0.1 mg/12 hr
film, extended release 0.1 mg/24 hr0.2 mg/24 hr0.3 mg/24 hr

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