Catapres Tablet 0.1 mg is a medicine of Torrent Pharmaceuticals Ltd., 4-star hypertension treating medicine in India. The drug is generally known
by its generic name Clonidine among individuals who are in the medical field. The drug is usually available in 0.1mg doses in our e-medical shop with different quantities (60 tablets, 90 tablets, and 120 tablets) and can be obtained with a doctor's prescription.
What are the uses of Catapres Tablet 0.1 mg - Generic Equivalent?
Clonidine is an independent drug, or it can be used with other medicine to diagnose hypertension in an individual. The composition of Catapres Tablet can be categorised as central alpha agonists, which are responsible for lowering blood-pressure by controlling brain function. In addition, it helps in relaxing the blood vessels, which leads to the smooth flow of blood. The drug is also effective for preventing heart attack, stroke, and kidney issues.
What are the dosage and direction of Catapres Tablet 0.1 mg - Generic Equivalent?
It is an orally consuming medicine that generally consumes 2 tablets per day, i.e., one in the morning & one at bedtime. However, you are suggested to follow your doctor's instructions or check the instruction leaflet available with the medicine. It should be taken on a regular basis with or without meals or according to the physician prescription. We don't recommend our customers stop the medication without taking suggestions from the physician. Furthermore, consuming higher doses for a long time may affect your health; therefore, follow the prescribed doses for best results.
What precautions should I take when taking Catapres Tablet 0.1 mg - Generic Equivalent?
A number of precautions must be taken before continuing Clonidine as though it doesn't have any serious reaction, but sometimes, the reaction can turn into a serious one. In case you are allergic to Clonidine or any of its composition (inform even if you get rashes while taking this drug), inform your doctor. This drug is somewhat responsible for making you experience drowsiness. In that case, alcohol and cannabis consumption is highly prohibited during the Clonidine course as it may make you more tired. Driving and using machinery isn't recommended until you come into a stable state. People who wear contact lenses should use wetting eye-drops, as it may cause dry eyes. While handling older, there is needed to take more precautions as seniors tend to trigger with dizziness mostly. A pregnant woman should take advice before starting Catapres Tablet. Parents need to consult with a physician during breastfeeding as the drug composition passes through breast milk and can affect infants.
What are the contraindications of Catapres Tablet 0.1 mg - Generic Equivalent?
Severe side effects are rarely reported; reactions that are commonly found in Clonidine users-
Slight headache and pain in the upper abdomen.
Side effects that found rarely but still exist are-
Skin sensitivity (rashes, redness, swelling).
Depression & Irritability.
Unusual weight gain.
Restlessness, severe weakness.