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clonidine and chlorthalidone (CLORPRES, COMBIPRES)


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High Blood Pressure
A study of nutritional therapy showed that over one-third of people who previously needed drug treatment for high blood pressure were able to adequately control their blood pressure with nutritional therapy alone.Several factors should be taken into account when considering whether your high blood pressure should be treated. One is the benefits of the treatment for your blood pressure, which vary significantly depending on how high it is, your age, and whether you have other risk factors such as high cholesterol or are a smoker or a diabetic, and whether you have had a heart attack, heart failure, a stroke, or have kidney damage. The other consideration is the risks or the adverse effects of the treatment, which will vary depending on what is being considered.

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clonidine (CATAPRES, KAPVAY); clonidine and chlorthalidone (CLORPRES, COMBIPRES); clonidine transdermal therapeutic system (CATAPRES-TTS)
  • We list these drugs as Do Not Use drugs because clonidine causes depression and missing one or two doses can lead to sweating, tremors, flushing, and severe high blood pressure.

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New Study Reveals Many Patients at Risk for Dangerous Alcohol-Drug Interactions
July 2015
Recent research revealed that many patients consume alcohol while using drugs that may can cause dangerous side effects when combined with alcohol. Read this article to learn about the many ways alcohol can adversely interact with prescription and over-the-counter medications.