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What is Catapres TTS (clonidine)?

Catapres TTS is part of a class of drugs called antihypertensive medications that are used to treat high blood pressure. It can be used by itself or along with other medications. Delivered in the form of a skin patch, Catapres TTS works best if used consistently over a long period of time. The active ingredient in Catapres TTS is clonidine and it works by changing the nerve impulses in the brain that control your blood vessels. It encourages the brain to relax the blood vessels, allowing increased and eased blood flow.

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