Clonidine .1 mg Tablets
Clonidine hydrochloride (Catapres®, Catapres-TTS®, Duraclon®, Kapvay™, Nexiclon® XR) is a prescription medication that comes in a few different forms and is approved for three different uses. Depending on the particular product, clonidine may be approved for treating severe cancer pain, high blood pressure, or attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD).
Immediate-release clonidine tablets, which are available in brand-name and generic form, come in the following strengths:
- 0.1 mg clonidine tablets
- 0.2 mg clonidine tablets
- 0.3 mg clonidine tablets.
Clonidine extended-release tablets are available under two different brand-names, Kapvay and Nexiclon XR. Kapvay (available in brand-name form only) is approved for attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) treatment and is available in the following strengths:
- Kapvay 0.1 mg
- Kapvay 0.2 mg.
Nexiclon XR (available in brand-name form only) is approved for high blood pressure treatment and is available in the following strengths:
- Nexiclon XR 0.17 mg tablets
- Nexiclon XR 0.26 mg tablets
- Nexiclon XR 0.09 mg per mL oral suspension (liquid).
(Click Clonidine Dosage for more information on when and how to use clonidine, to find out how to safely stop taking this medication, and for dosing guidelines for the other forms of this drug.)