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How is clonidine (Catapres) used?

Clonidine (Catapres) should be taken exactly as prescribed by your doctor. The typical dose for clonidine is twice daily. Your doctor may recommend that you get on a low-sodium diet while taking clonidine or any other blood pressure medication to help control it.

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