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  • Generic Catapres

    Active Ingredient Clonidine Hydrochloride
    TreatsHigh Blood Pressure
    Drug ClassAlpha 2-adrenoceptors agonist (Central sympatholytics)(Imidazoline derivative)
    • Pregnancy – Clonidine May Be Hazardous To Use For The Duration Of Being Pregnant. But, The Advantages From Use In Pregnant Ladies May Be Suitable Regardless Of The Risk. Please Seek Advice From Your Doctor.
    • Lactation – Clonidine Is Probably Risky To Apply Throughout Lactation. Alcohol: Dangerous – It’s Far Unsafe To Eat Alcohol With Clonidine
    • Driving – Clonidine Can Also Reason Blurry Imaginative And Prescient. Do Now Not Drive Till Your Vision Is Apparent.
    • Addiction Warning – Not Recognised To Be Addictive
    • Liver Warning – Clonidine Should Be Used With Warning In Patients With Liver Disease. Please Consult Your Medical Doctor.
    • Kidney Caution – Clonidine Ought To Be Used With Caution In Patients With Kidney Ailment. Please Consult Your Doctor.

    Catapres is a popular brand of medication for the treatment of high blood pressure. It is composed of an active ingredient Clonidine Hydrochloride. It is made available in a conventional tablet form in a dosage of 0.1 mg.

  • Concordia Kapvay Extended-Release


    Kapvay Extended-Release is a medicine that is indicated for the treatment of psychological disorders. The medicine is composed of main active ingredient Clonidine Hydrochloride. This active component belongs to a group of drugs known as central alpha agonists. The leading pharmaceutical company, Concordia Pharmaceuticals Inc. manufactures this drug. It is available in dosages as 0.1 mg.

    Manufacturer: Concordia Pharmaceuticals Inc.

Clonidine Hydrochloride medicine is a dichlorobenzene and a hydrochloride salt form of clonidine, a derivative of imidazoline and centrally-acting alpha-adrenergic agonist. It shows an antihypertensive activity. This component binds to and stimulates central alpha-2 adrenergic receptors so as to reduce the sympathetic outflow to the heart, kidneys, and peripheral vasculature. It is used as the main active ingredient in medicines to treat ADHD.

Class of Drugs – Central Alpha Agonists

Molecular Formula – C9H10Cl3N3

Molecular Weight – 266.6 g/mol

Working: This given medication Clonidine Hydrochloride belongs to a class of drugs known as centrally acting alpha-agonists. It is an extended-release tablet that works to reduce symptoms of ADHD. The exact mechanism of action is not known. But It affects the part of the brain that helps regulate behavior, attention, and how to express emotion.

Uses: Mentioned central alpha agonists is indicated alone or with other medications to treat high blood pressure hypertension). It also treats attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, drug withdrawal, menopausal flushing, diarrhea, and certain pain conditions.

Clonidine Hydrochloride helps prevent strokes, heart attacks, and kidney problems. This medicine relaxes the blood vessels so blood can flow more easily.

Popular Brands and Dosages: This active component is used in popular medicines as mentioned below:

  • Catapres: 0.1. mg
  • Kapvay: 0.1 mg
  • Catapres-TTS: 0.1 mg
  • Clonidine ER: 0.1 mg

Maintain a healthy diet and perform exercise regularly while treating with this medicine.