Medicine Overview of Catapres Tablet
Uses of Catapres Tablet
Catapres 150mcg Tablet is used in the treatment of hypertension and opioid withdrawal.
Side effects of Catapres Tablet
Headache, Dry mouth, Nausea, Vomiting, Fatigue, Drowsiness, Dizziness, Constipation, Erectile dysfunction, Sleep disorder, Depression, Orthostatic hypotension (sudden lowering of blood pressure on standing).
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.
Special precautions for Catapres 150mcg Tablet
Taking Clonidine with alcohol may have additive effects in l+more
owering your blood pressure. You may experience headache, dizziness, lightheadedness, fainting, and/or changes in pulse or heart rate....
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Catapres 150mcg Tablet may be unsafe to use during pregnancy.+more
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....
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.
Catapres 150mcg Tablet is probably usafe to use during lacta+more
tion. Limited human data suggests that the drug could represent a significant risk to the baby....
Catapres 150mcg Tablet may cause blurring of your vision for+more
a short time just after its use. Do not drive until your vision is clear....
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.+more
Regular monitoring of blood pressure is advisable for dose adjustment....
Regular monitoring of blood pressure is advisable for dose adjustment.
Catapres 150mcg Tablet should be used with caution in patien+more
ts with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Catapres 150mcg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor....
Severely interacts with other drugs like
Doth 25mg Tablet, Cyblex 60mg XR Tablet, Voglistar 0.3mg Tablet MD, Januvia 100mg Tablet
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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Substitutes for Catapres Tablet
Arkapres 150mcg Tablet
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