Catapres

What is Catapres?

Clonidine (trade names Catapres, Kapvay, Nexiclon, Clophelin, and others) is a sympatholytic medication used to treat high blood pressure, attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, anxiety disorders, withdrawal (from either alcohol, opioids, or smoking), migraine, menopausal flushing, diarrhea, and certain pain conditions. It is classified as a centrally acting α2 adrenergic agonist and imidazoline receptor agonist that has been in clinical use for over 40 years.

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My husband us 66 yrs old. he takes the following prescribed pills, carvedilol 12.5 mg 2 times a day. hydralazine 50 mg 3 times a day, Vitamin D ,...

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You should tell your doctor the truth about your husband. There caan be significant innteraction off alcohol with...

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hello doctor im from philippines and can you help me before i sleep this 8pm im not feeling well and my heart is beat so fast(palpitate) but my...

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before I suggest anything I need to know the diagnosis of yours. because palpitations can occur due to multiple causes. As you mentioned that you...

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i have a heredatary metabolic syndrome problem with a bad bad lipid and liver profile which just keeps getting higher i can't take statin drugs due...

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Hello,
Thanks for writing to us with your health concern.
Metabolic syndrome is a difficult medical problem and brings long term complications if...

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hello doctor im from philippines and can you help me before i sleep this 8pm im not feeling well and my heart is beat so fast(palpitate) but my...

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I have a 64 year old male family member who had a hemorrhagic stroke , passed out hit head on steering wheel. no history of blood pressure meds or...

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I have had hypertension for sometime. I have been traveling and didn't keep up with my meds. I took my own BP and found it shockingly high 200/ 115...

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I am a white female 86 years old height five feet weight 155 with a long history of hypertension. I am taking metropolol 100 mg two times a day,...

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Iam addicted to caterpress , I take twenty 150mil per night, plus3or 4 endep 50mil and 2 or 3imerest 7mil I've been doing this for twenty years, I...

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I am taking zestril 10 mg twice a day. Also I am on catapres patch 2 and hydrochlorathyzide 25 mg. I started zestril with 5 mg but now i am on the...

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i have a heredatary metabolic syndrome problem with a bad bad lipid and liver profile which just keeps getting higher i can't take statin drugs due...

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