Catapres. Definition

Medical Definition: Catapres

A drug used to treat high blood pressure. Is also being studied for the treatment of certain types of pain caused by cancer. It blocks the download of chemicals from nerve endings that constrict blood vessels (made narrower). Catapres is an antihypertensive and type of alpha-adrenergic agonist. Also called clonidine hydrochloride.

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