Catapres 150mcg Tablet

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Zydus Cadila

Composition for Catapres 150mcg Tablet

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Primarily used for

Hypertension, Opioid withdrawal
Potentiallyunsafewith
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Alcohol
98.38
₹0.98/Tablet
100 tablets in 1 bottle
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Medicine Overview of Catapres Tablet

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Uses of Catapres Tablet

Catapres 150mcg Tablet is used in the treatment of hypertension and opioid withdrawal.
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Side effects of Catapres Tablet

Common

Headache, Dry mouth, Nausea, Vomiting, Fatigue, Drowsiness, Dizziness, Constipation, Erectile dysfunction, Sleep disorder, Depression, Orthostatic hypotension (sudden lowering of blood pressure on standing).

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How to use Catapres Tablet

Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Swallow it as a whole. Do not chew, crush or break it. It can be taken with or without food, but it is better to take Catapres 150mcg Tablet at a fixed time.

How Catapres Tablet works

Catapres 150mcg tablet works by decreasing the levels of certain chemical messengers in the body. As a result, Catapres 150mcg tablet lowers the blood pressure by relaxing the blood vessels.

In Depth Information on Catapres Tablet

Expert advice for Catapres Tablet

  • Do not discontinue Catapres abruptly. Dosage must be reduced gradually.
  • Dizziness or fainting may occur, especially when rising from a lying or sitting position. Getting up slowly may help improve the problem.
  • Avoid driving or using machinery if you feel dizzy after taking Catapres.
  • Record your blood pressure as directed.
  • Notify your doctor if you're pregnant or breastfeeding.
  • Eat healthy (low-fat, high-fibre, low-sodium diet), quit smoking, limit alcohol intake, increase your physical activity, watch your weight, and reduce stress.
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Warnings
Special precautions for Catapres 150mcg Tablet
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Alcohol
CAUTION
Taking Clonidine with alcohol may have additive effects in l
owering your blood pressure. You may experience headache, dizziness, lightheadedness, fainting, and/or changes in pulse or heart rate.
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Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Catapres 150mcg Tablet may be unsafe to use during pregnancy.

Animal studies have shown adverse effects on the foetus, however, there are limited human studies. The benefits from use in pregnant women may be acceptable despite the risk. Please consult your doctor.
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Lactation
CAUTION
Catapres 150mcg Tablet is probably usafe to use during lacta
tion. Limited human data suggests that the drug could represent a significant risk to the baby.
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Driving
Catapres 150mcg Tablet may cause blurring of your vision for
a short time just after its use. Do not drive until your vision is clear.
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Kidney
CAUTION
Catapres 150mcg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Catapres 150mcg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

Regular monitoring of blood pressure is advisable for dose adjustment.
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Liver
CAUTION
Catapres 150mcg Tablet should be used with caution in patien
ts with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Catapres 150mcg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
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Severely interacts with other drugs like
Doth 25mg Tablet, Cyblex 60mg XR Tablet, Voglistar 0.3mg Tablet MD, Januvia 100mg Tablet

Missed Dosageuses

If you miss a dose of Clonidine, take it as soon as possible. However, if it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and go back to your regular schedule. Do not double the dose.

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