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Patients should be cautioned against interruption of CATAPRES tablets therapy without their physician's advice.
Since patients may experience a possible sedative effect, dizziness, or accommodation disorder with use of clonidine, caution patients about engaging in activities such as driving a vehicle or operating appliances or machinery. Also, inform patients that this sedative effect may be increased by concomitant use of alcohol, barbiturates, or other sedating drugs.
Patients who wear contact lenses should be cautioned that treatment with CATAPRES tablets may cause dryness of eyes.
Last reviewed on RxList: 8/19/2015
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