More Information on Catapres-TTS
An overdose with this medication may be dangerous. If you happen to overdose on Catapres-TTS, seek medical attention immediately.
(Click Clonidine Overdose for more information.)
If you forget to change your patch as directed, simply change the patch as soon as you remember. You can either continue with your usual patch-changing schedule (changing the patch on the usual day) or adjust your schedule so that this new patch is in place for a full seven days. If you consistently have trouble remembering to change your patch, this medication may not be a good choice for you.
Keep this medication at room temperature (below 86 degrees F) in the unopened pouch until you are ready to use it. Be sure to keep this medication out of the reach of children. When disposing of a used patch, fold it in half and throw it away out of reach of children or pets.
Catapres-TTS patches come in the following strengths:
- Catapres-TTS-1 -- delivers 0.1 mg of clonidine per day
- Catapres-TTS-2 -- delivers 0.2 mg of clonidine per day
- Catapres-TTS-3 -- delivers 0.3 mg of clonidine per day.
This medication is available in generic form (see Generic Catapres-TTS for more information).