Clonidine manages hypertension by relaxing and widening blood vessels, which helps to lower blood pressure. It may also be used to prevent migraine headaches as well as to alleviate symptoms of menopausal flushing.

Generic Catapres, Kapvay


Catapres, Arkamin


Zydus Cadila, Torrent Pharma


100 mcg, 150 mcg




Clonidine is used to treat high blood pressure, which is also known as hypertension.

How it Works

Clonidine is a central alpha agonist and it works by relaxing blood vessels by decreasing the levels of certain chemical messengers in the body and thus allowing blood to flow more freely through the blood vessels.

Common Side effects

Patients who take Clonidine may suffer from such side effects;

Dry mouth,
Erectile dysfunction,
Sleep disorder,
Orthostatic hypotension


The Clonidine is coming in to the classification of drug. It is having the marketing strategy in the generic drug. The US brand name of this drug is Catapres and having the other brand name as CATAPRES, and ARKAMIN. The drug is designed by G.REMEDIES. The drug is usually made in the form of tablets. Each tablet is having the strength of 150 mcg. They are usually having the dosage level of 0.1 mg, and 0.2 mg. The drug is having the application in controlling the high blood pressure. It is used to avoid the hyper-tension.


The drug is having the active content as CLONIDINE. The in active contents are gelatin, silicone dioxide, lactose, glycerine, magnesium stearate, corn stach, calcium phosphate, and coloring agent blue and red. It is water and alcohol soluble compound. It is usually white crystalline powder, taste bitter, and odourless. The drugs are easily available in the online stores and the offline medical centers.


The main application of the drug is it used to control the high blood pressure. It is used in the treatment of diabetic and diarrhea. The main action of the drug is it controls the chemicals that cause the blood flow so that the blood circulation is increased. It provides the smooth flow of blood in the body. It is used in the treatment of menopause.

Dosage and administration

The dosage should be taken as per the schedule given by the doctors and the manual of the tablet covers. You should not miss any dosage and take medicines daily on the regular basis. If you miss any dosage you can skip the dosage on the particular day and take medicines for the next day. The dosage is 0.1 mg initially and it is slowly increase to higher levels.


It is necessary that you should tell the allergies and other medical conditions with the doctors to begin with this drug. You should not take this medicine if you are having the heart and liver problems. In case of any overdose you will be affected by some unconscious conditions.

Important Precautions

You should not drive the heavy vehicles like bike and cars and avoid doing the rough work, hard games. You should need to contact with the doctors when you experience any side effects. You should have the contact numbers of the nearest medical care centers for any urgent.

Side effects

The people are getting tiredness and sleepiness. You might be affected by itching and swelling in the human parts. You might be facing problems like motion and dry mouth when you taking this medications. Some people are affected by head-ache and fever.


The drug can be stored in the temperature of 23-25 degrees. It should not be stored in the heat and cold. It should be prevented from the sunlight and also not reachable to the children, pets and any affected people in the home. It should not be used after the expiry date.

Rated: 5.0 / 5 based on 5.0 customer reviews.

Posted by Neufeld on Mar 27, 2023 Verified Purchase

Works Great

I sometimes have major anxiety which causes my bp to skyrocket. This brings it back down and keeps it down allying my anxiety to pass. I'd rather not be on bp medication every day and this helps. 

Note: does not imply any medical claims from this review.

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