Catapres


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Noun1.Catapres - an antihypertensive (trade name Catapres) that can be administered orally or via transdermal patches
antihypertensive, antihypertensive drug - a drug that reduces high blood pressure
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Comparison of the pharmacokinetics, pharmacodynamics, and safety of oral (Catapres) and transdermal (M-5041T) clonidine in healthy subjects.
Relatively low risk: Parkinson's disease medications such as levodopa/carbidopa (Parcopa, Sinemet) and amantadine; antihypertensive drugs such as Clonidine hydrochloride (Catapres); calcium channel blockers, such as diltiazem (including Cardizem and Dilacor), and verapamil (Calan); beta-blockers, such as atenolol (Tenormin), propanolol (Inderal) and timolol (Timoptic); the Alzheimer's disease drug donepezil (Aricept); hormone replacement drugs, such as estrogen (Enjuvia, Cenextin, etc.), medroxyprogesterone (Provera) and conjugated estrogens/medroxyprogesterone (Prempro); and benzodiazepines, such as diazepam (Valium), alprazolam (Xanax), lorazepam (Ativan) and estazolam (ProSom).
Two other drug therapies that have been evaluated as potential hot flash treatments: the anti-seizure medication Neurontin (gabapentin) and the blood pressure drug Catapres (clonidine).
Before Luy left the court room, Buenviaje gave him a tablet of Catapres to lower his blood pressure.
For example, clonidine (Catapres) and guanfacine (Tenex), medications normally used to treat hypertension, may be helpful in people with ADHD who have tics and/or insomnia as a result of ADHD medications or who experience aggression as part of their condition.
The anti-seizure drug gabapentin (Neurontin) and the antihypertensive clonidine (Catapres) also are effective at decreasing hot flashes for some women.
They charged her for Catapres patches used to treat her administration-induced hypertension.
Top 10 Potentially Inappropriate Drugs Prescribed for Elderly Patients in the ED Percentage of all potentially Medication inappropriate prescriptions Promethazine (Phenergan) 24.1% Ketorolac (Toradol) 15.8% Propoxyphene (Darvon) 11.8% Meperidine (Demerol) 11.3% Diphenhydramine (Benadryl) 6.0% Clonidine (Catapres) 5.4% Hydroxyzine (Atarax) 3.8% Diazepam (Valium) 3.8% WCyclobenzaprine (Flexeril) 2.5% Nifedipine (Procardia) 2.0% Source: Dr.
Pharmaceuticals like Oxycon-tin, Xanax, Elavil, Percocet, Dilaudid, Klonopin and Catapres are for sale on the streets.
For example, tricyclic antidepressants such as amitriptyline (ELAVIL), or nortriptyline (PAMELOR) can decrease the ability of clonidine (CATAPRES) to lower blood pressure.