Catapres (Clonidine) Prescriptions Available Online Today

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Can You Get Catapres (Clonidine) Online?

Yes, licensed medical doctors can prescribe Catapres (Clonidine) online after a medical evaluation. You can speak with one of our online doctors to learn more about Clonidine. Book an online appointment with one of our top doctors using your phone or computer.

During your virtual visit, a physician will review your symptoms and medical history to provide a diagnosis. If the doctor determines that a patient would qualify for Clondine, they can write a prescription and electronically send it to a nearby pharmacy for pickup.


What Is Catapres (Clonidine)?

Clonidine – sold under the brand name Catapres – is a prescription medication that falls within the centrally acting alpha-agonist hypotensive agents group of drugs. This medication is usually given to individuals to manage blood pressure.

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How Does Catapres Work?

Clonidine (Catapres) helps lower blood pressure and reduce the symptoms of pain and anxiety by calming the body. It does this via receptors that relax blood vessels and slow down the heart rate, allowing a slower, more deliberate blood flow throughout the body.

For people with high blood pressure, this can help normalize blood pressure. In treating pain, Catapres helps optimize blood flow to muscles and so can reduce muscular contractions that send pain signals to the brain.

What Dosage of Catapres is Typically Prescribed?

Catapres can be used to treat a wide range of conditions, and so the dose is variable. Catapres tablets are available in 0.1mg, 0.2mg and 0.3mg doses. Usually, doctors will recommend that adult patients take two doses daily once in the morning and once in the evening.

The drug is relatively potent, so you will usually start on a low dose at first, and increase gradually over several weeks, depending on the effect each dose has and how well your symptoms are controlled. In most adults, the best response is usually achieved between 0.2mg and 0.6mg.

It is recommended that individuals over the age of 65 take lower doses of Catapres as they are at higher risk of side effects.

What are the Benefits of Catapres?

Catapres can help reduce the symptoms associated with hypertension, rapid breathing, increased heart rate, and similar symptoms. For that reason, it is often used as a long-term treatment for high blood pressure. Catapres is a fast-acting drug that can take effect within minutes, which means it can be helpful for urgent management of conditions such as high blood pressure or anxiety.

What are Possible Side Effects of Catapres?

While Catapres is relatively safe, it is known to cause certain side effects. These include, but are not limited to:

  • Nervousness
  • Vomiting
  • Nausea
  • Insomnia
  • Loss of appetite
  • Decreased libido
  • Difficulty maintaining an erection
  • Joint pain
  • Lightheadedness
  • Weight gain

Other, less common side effects, which are more likely if there is a problem with the dosage (usually taking too much), include:

  • Low blood pressure
  • Difficulty or shallow breathing
  • Hypothermia
  • Weakness, dizziness
  • Irritability

What Considerations and Precautions for Catapres?

Catapres is not suitable for everyone, and in certain conditions, it can be dangerous. There are some specific contraindications which you will need to discuss with your doctor. Some of these conditions include:

  • Pregnancy
  • Breastfeeding
  • Blood problems
  • Mood disorders
  • Heart rhythm abnormalities such as sinus bradycardia and atrioventricular heart block
  • Chronic kidney disease
  • Recent surgery
  • Previous myocardial infarction (heart attack)

There are also some important drug interactions you need to be aware of. Some drugs that can have dangerous effects when combined with Catapres include:

  • Sedatives like alcohol, barbiturates, and antidepressants
  • Beta blockers
  • Calcium channel blockers
  • Digoxin
  • Sleeping pills
  • Certain allergy medications
  • Anxiety medications
  • Seizure medications

Can You Request a Catapres Prescription Online?

Catapres is a fairly safe medication, but because of its effects and potential interactions, it is only available with a prescription, following a thorough medical consultation with a doctor and assessment of the reason for needing Catapres.

If you think you might benefit from a drug such as Catapres, you can book an appointment online with one of our board-certified primary care doctors. If your doctor determines that you would qualify for Catapres after a medical consultation, your prescription would then electronically be sent to a local pharmacy of your choice for pick up. Speak to a doctor today to learn more.

Telehealth is not appropriate for serious conditions that require immediate attention or emergency care. If you experience any life-threatening issues, call 911 or go to an emergency room immediately.

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