Catapres Drug Interactions
If Catapres is taken with certain medications, drug interactions may occur. These interactions could increase your risk for developing dangerously low blood pressure or extremely slow heart rate. Many antidepressants can also decrease the effectiveness of Catapres. Some of the medications that may cause drug interactions with Catapres include digoxin, beta blockers, and calcium channel blockers.
Catapres® (clonidine hydrochloride) can potentially interact with several other medications. Some of these medicines that may lead to interactions with Catapres include:
- Beta blockers, including (but not limited to):
- Certain calcium channel blockers, such as:
- Digoxin (Digitek®, Lanoxin®)
- Other medications or substances that cause drowsiness, including, but not limited to: