Catapres Side Effects

Side Effects With Catapres to Report

Some side effects of Catapres should be reported to your healthcare provider right away. These include but are not limited to:
 
  • Lightheadedness or fainting, which can be a sign of dangerously low blood pressure (hypotension)
  • A fast or slow heart rate
  • Chest pain or heart palpitations
  • Depression, agitation, or anxiety
  • Hallucinations
  • Signs of an allergic reaction, including:
 
    • Unexplained rash
    • Hives
    • Itching
    • Unexplained swelling
    • Wheezing
    • Difficulty breathing or swallowing.
 

Final Thoughts

You may experience some or none of the Catapres side effects listed in this article. Unfortunately, there is no way for your healthcare provider to know beforehand if you will have problems with a medicine that you have never tried. Therefore, make sure to let your healthcare provider know if you develop any side effects while taking Catapres or if something "just does not seem right." While it may not be related to the medication, your healthcare provider will be able to diagnose and treat the problem.
 
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