Clonidine (Catapres) is an anti-hypertensive medication, which is highly used to treat anxiety/panic disorders, inflammation associated aches as well as ADHD and of course high blood pressure. The medicine comes in the form of pills and patches. Usually skin patches are used to deal with high blood pressure.
However, it was approved by FDA in 1974 but it was thoroughly developed as well as launched especially for clinical use in the year of 1977. It has proved to be extremely efficient drug for treating hot flashes in females and high blood pressure.
This drug has plenty of additional medical benefits, some of which are given below:
Clonidine (Catapres) is considered as the best alpha receptor. Being an alpha receptor, it contains properties that make it highly effective in treating several conditions, including high blood pressure, flashes in women and ADHD.
Catapres must be used to treat both kids above six years as well as adults. The dosage amount should be prescribed as per the medical history, condition and response of the individuals towards this treatment.
The initial or fundamental dosage prescribed is a 0.1 mg tablet that should be given twice in a day. This amount of dose is very effective in elderly individuals. Pediatric dosage for this drug should be calculated as per the kid’s weight.
The transdermal patches of Catapres (clonidine) should be applied to the skin as well as changed once in a week. When you apply a new patch, you must apply it on a different body part.
While taking this medication, you may encounter a few usual side effects that include:
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