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Catapres

 [kat´ah-pres]
trademark for preparations of clonidine hydrochloride, an antihypertensive agent and analgesic.
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Catapres

(kä′tə-prĕs′)
A trademark for the drug clonidine and its hydrochloride form.
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Catapres

A brand name for CLONIDINE, a drug used to treat high blood pressure (HYPERTENSION). A stimulator of the alpha2 -adrenoceptor sites. See also ALPHA-ADRENOCEPTOR BLOCKING DRUGS.
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During the study he received 30 mg of Ritalin on school days for his hyperactivity, and 10 mg of Catapres at night to assist with his sleep difficulties.
Clonidine (Catapres) or guanabenz (Wytensin) may produce severe dryness' of the mouth, constipation or drowsiness.
Drug Brand Names Aripiprazole * Ability Guanfacine * Intuniv.Tenex Atomoxetine * Strattera Lithium * Eskalith, Lithobid Clonidine * Catapres Methylphenidate * Concerta, Divalproex sodium * Ritalin Depakote, Depakote ER Risperidone * Risperdal Bottom Line
Some commonly prescribed drugs in this class include alpha methyldopa (Aldomet), clonidine hydrochloride (Catapres), guanabenz acetate (Wytensin) and guanfacine hydrochloride (Tenex).
[alpha]-Agonists such as clonidine (Catapres) were the most commonly prescribed insomnia medications for children with ADHD (81%).
After the first dramatic success, I began keeping tally and was shocked when the series accrued with no failures, having obtained mediocre results in numerous trials with clonidine (Catapres) and guanfacine (Tenex).
Evidence supports the nonhormonal treatment of menopausal hot flashes with paroxetine (Paxil), clonidine (Catapres), gabapentin (Neurontin), and soy isoflavone extract.
Clonidine (Catapres) may be useful in treating very hyperactive or very aggressive patients, but it may take several weeks for the drug to take effect and it does not improve inattention symptoms.
Consider adding clonidine (Catapres) either orally (0.05 mg or 0.1 mg b.i.d.
Multiple drugs including morphine sulfate, oxycodone, midazolam (Versed), propranolol (Inderal), donidine (Catapres), chlorpromazine, bromocriptine, dantrolene (Dantrium), atenolol, and labetalol (Normadyne) have shown effectiveness in treating storming (Baguley et al., 1999; Boeve et al., 1998; Bullard, 1987; Cartlidge & Shaw, 1981; Do, Sheen, & Brumfield, 2000; Hackl et al., 1991; Horntagl et al., 1980; Klug et al., 1984; Neil-Dwyer, Cruickshank, & Doshi, 1990; Pranzatelli et al., 1991; Rosner, Newsome & Becker, 1984; Rossitich & Bullard, 1988; Russo & O'Flaherty, 2000; Strum, 2002; Thorley, Wertsch, & Klingbeil, 2001); see Table 2.