The People's Perspective on Medicine

Clonidine

Catapres-TTS is a transdermal system used to lower blood pressure. 

Full prescribing information is available at:

http://dailymed.nlm.nih.gov/dailymed/drugInfo.cfm?id=1890

Check out Wikipedia for more user-friendly information:

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Catapres 

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Joe Graedon is a pharmacologist who has dedicated his career to making drug information understandable to consumers. His best-selling book, The People’s Pharmacy, was published in 1976 and led to a syndicated newspaper column, syndicated public radio show and web site. In 2006, Long Island University awarded him an honorary doctorate as “one of the country's leading drug experts for the consumer.” .
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When my blood pressure soared clonidine as an emergency drug, knocked it down to normal in 20 minutes. No side effects

Tried taking this. I was so dizzy and drunk I could hardy walk. Crashed for about 24 hrs.

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