Manufacturer: Torrent Pharmaceuticals Ltd
Generic Name: Clonidine
|Strength||Per Unit Price||Price|
|0.1 mg (60 tablet)||$0.59||$35.4|
|0.1 mg (90 tablet)||$0.45||$53 $40.5
you save $12.50
|0.1 mg (200 tablet)||$0.31||$118 $61
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THERAPEUTIC USES.: -
Clonidine (generic name) is a centrally acting alpha-agonist hypotensive agents. It is a prescription drug which is sold under the brand name- Catapres (Trade name). Healthcare specialist may use the trade name when prescriber referring to the generic drug name. It is used for the treatment of high blood pressure (hypertension). It is available in a tablet for oral use.
DIRECTIONS FOR USE.:-
Take Clonidine exactly as prescribed by the doctor.
Do not take this medicine in a smaller or larger amount or for longer than recommended.
The dosage of the drug depends on the weight, age, height or medical condition of the patient and depend on many factors, then your prescriber will determine your dose schedule.
What if you miss a dose Clonidine.:-
If you miss or forget a dose of Clonidine, take it as soon as possible, if it almost time for your next schedule. Skip the forgotten dose and go back to your normal schedule. Don’t take a double dose to make up for forgotten or missed dose.
How Clonidine works.:-
It stimulates alpha-adrenoceptors in the brain stem, results in a reduced sympathetic outflow from CNS and decreased in vascular resistance, heart rate and blood pressure.
Clonidine side effects.:-
Clonidine may cause some side effects; however, you should always tell your health care specialist if you experience any unusual symptoms.
Nausea, Vomiting, Diarrhoea
Rash or hives
Loss of appetite
Muscle aches or cramps
WARNING & PRECAUTIONS
Before taking Clonidine to talk to your doctor, if you have or had any of the following conditions.:-
Liver(Hepatotoxicity), Kidney, or heart disease
A heart rhythm
Previous heart attack
PREGNANCY AND BREAST-FEEDING.:-
Let your doctor know before taking this medicine, if you are pregnant, plan to become pregnant and if you are breast-feeding a baby.
Let your doctor know if you ever had any kind of kidney diseases.
Let your doctor know if you ever had any kind of liver(Hepatotoxicity) diseases.
Please consult your doctor if you are consuming alcohol. It is good to avoid alcohol while using Clonidine medication.
Interactions with this medication.:-
For informational purposes only. Tell your doctor or pharmacist if you are taking or have recently taken any other medicine including OTC or any herbal supplement.
Drugs that may interact with Clonidine include.:-
Heart medications called calcium channel blockers, including amlodipine
Antidepressants, especially tricyclic antidepressants, such as clomipramine,desipramine
Sleeping pills, such as Zolpidem
Medications to treat anxiety, such as Xanax or Valium
IMPORTANT NOTE: The knowledge provided is meant to raise an understanding of knowledge regarding wellbeing and does not recommend medication or evaluation. Such material is not a substitution for clinical medical treatment and can not be taken as suggesting or advising that it is healthy, acceptable or efficient for you to take the medication. Consult a health care provider and specialist for psychological therapy and diagnosis.