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Manufactured by: Zydus Cadila

Contains / Salt: Clonidine

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Catapres 0.150 Mg Tablet

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Catapres Information

Catapres Benefits & Uses

Catapres is used to treat the following -

Catapres Dosage & How to Take

This is the usual dosage recommended in most common treatment cases. Please remember that every patient and their case is different, so the dosage can be different based on the disease, route of administration, patient's age and medical history.

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Ingredients of Catapres


Catapres Side Effects

Based on research, the following side effects have been observed when Catapres is used -

  1. Headache Mild
  2. Dry Mouth Mild
  3. Nausea or vomiting
  4. Fatigue Mild
  5. Drowsiness
  6. Dizziness Mild
  7. Constipation Moderate
  8. Erectile Dysfunction Moderate
  9. Depression
  10. Orthostatic Hypotension (Sudden Lowering of Blood Pressure on Standing)
  11. Chest Pain Moderate
  12. Palpitations (fluttering in chest)
  13. Insomnia Mild
  14. Nasal congestion
  15. Erythema
  16. Edema Moderate
  17. Anxiety Mild
  18. Loss of appetite
  19. Bradycardia

Catapres Related Warnings

Is the use of Catapres safe for pregnant women?

Those womens are pregnant, before taking Catapres should be consult to doctor. If you don't do same, Then it will cause some serious side effects on your body.


Is the use of Catapres safe during breastfeeding?

Taking Catapres may lead to serious side effects if you are breastfeeding. Catapres should not be taken unless your doctor says it is necessary.


What is the effect of Catapres on the Kidneys?

Very few cases of side effects of Catapres on [Organ] have been reported.


What is the effect of Catapres on the Liver?

Catapres has very mild side effects on the [Organ].


What is the effect of Catapres on the Heart?

Very few cases of side effects of Catapres on [Organ] have been reported.


Severe Interaction of Catapres with Other Drugs

Catapres should not be taken with following medicines due to severe side effects it may cause to patients -

Catapres Contraindications

If you are suffering from any of the following diseases, you should not take Catapres unless your doctor advises you to do so -

  1. Diabetes
  2. Sinusitis
  3. Depression
  4. Heart Failure
  5. Kidney Disease

Frequently asked Questions about Catapres

Is this Catapres habit forming or addictive?

Forming a habit of Catapres has not been reported.

Is it safe to drive or operate heavy machinery when consuming?

No, after taking Catapres, you should not drive or operate heavy machinery because you may feel sleepy.

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Is it safe?

" Yes, Catapres it is safe but take it after seeking your doctor's advice."

Safe, but take only on Doctor's advise

Is it able to treat mental disorders?

No, Catapres cannot treat any kind of mental disorder.

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Catapres Interactions with Food and Alcohol

Interaction between Food and Catapres

Taking Catapres with food is safe.


Interaction between Alcohol and Catapres

Consuming Catapres with alcohol can have many serious effects on your body.


Catapres से जुड़े सवाल और जवाब

सवाल 4 months पहले

Does Catapres cause hair loss?

Dr. Bharat MBBS, General Physician

Yes, Catapres may cause hair loss. It is a rare side effect of this drug. However, if you are experiencing excessive hair loss after taking this drug, then you are advised to discuss it with your doctor without any further delay.

सवाल about 1 month पहले

Does Catapres treat hot flashes?

Dr. Vedprakash Verma MBBS, General Physician

Yes, Catapres can be used to treat hot flashes. However, it is best to consult your doctor about the right treatment.

सवाल 5 months पहले

Is Catapres safe to use?

Dr. Amit Singh MBBS, MBBS, General Physician

Yes, Catapres is safe to use, if taken in prescribed amount and duration as advised by the doctor. However, certain side effects have been associated with this drug such as dry mouth, weakness, nervousness, and decreased sexual ability. If you experience the above-mentioned side effects after taking this medicine then inform your doctor and follow his/her instructions.

सवाल 7 days पहले

Is Catapres used for pain?

Dr. Amit Singh MBBS, MBBS, General Physician

Yes, you can use Catapres for pain. It provides relief from many types of pain such as headache, menstrual pain, migraine.

सवाल 7 months पहले

Can I discontinue Catapres on my own without doctors advice?

Dr. Ramraj Meena MBBS, General Physician

No, Catapres should not be discontinued without doctors advice even when you start feeling well because discontinuing this drug on your own might worsen your current medical condition. Hence you are advised to always consult a doctor before discontinuing this medicine.


सामग्री 100 Tablets(S)

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