American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- A trademark used for the drug clonidine.
- n. an antihypertensive (trade name Catapres) that can be administered orally or via transdermal patches
“Two blood pressure drugs have been studied for the treatment of hot flashes: clonidine (sold under the brand name Catapres) and methyldopa (sold under the brand name Aldomet).”
“• The best medications to treat high blood pressure in regular exercisers are clondine (brand name Catapres), methyldopa (Aldomet), and prazosin (Minipress).”
“Clonidine is available in the form of Catapres® and Combipres® and can be extremely dangerous to children.”
“To illustrate just how hazardous some drugs can be for your dental health, a previousstudy, using rats, showed that clonidine (Catapres) -- a high blood pressure medication that has also become popular in treating attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) in children -- resulted in 84 percent more cavities.”
“Noradrenergic drugs 1. Clonidine (Catapres) 2. Guanfacine (Tenex)”
“The ones most commonly used are the antihistamines, such as diphenhydramine (Benadryl); certain medicines for high blood pressure, such as clonidine (Catapres); and certain drugs used to treat depression, such as trazodone (Desyrel).”
“This time, Lord Wiggins offered Monroe a piece of chocolate cake chock-full of Catapres.”
“Q: I have been on Catapres patches for several years to help control high blood pressure.”
“A: Doctors have known for years that sudden discontinuation of clonidine Catapres can lead to rebound hypertension.”
“Cardiovascular drugs: Anti-hypertensives (Catapres, Aldomet) cause low levels of CoQ10, vitamin B6, zinc and vitamin B1.”
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