from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • A trademark used for the drug clonidine.

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  • n. an antihypertensive (trade name Catapres) that can be administered orally or via transdermal patches


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  • 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).

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  • • The best medications to treat high blood pressure in regular exercisers are clondine (brand name Catapres), methyldopa (Aldomet), and prazosin (Minipress).

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  • Clonidine is available in the form of Catapres® and Combipres® and can be extremely dangerous to children.

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  • 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.

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  • Noradrenergic drugs 1. Clonidine (Catapres) 2. Guanfacine (Tenex)

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  • 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).

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  • 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.

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  • A: Doctors have known for years that sudden discontinuation of clonidine Catapres can lead to rebound hypertension.

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  • Cardiovascular drugs: Anti-hypertensives (Catapres, Aldomet) cause low levels of CoQ10, vitamin B6, zinc and vitamin B1.


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