Easy to read FDA package insert, drug facts, dosage and administration, and adverse effects for Kapvay (clonidine). Concordia Pharmaceuticals Inc.: KAPVAY (clonidine hydrochloride) extended- release is indicated for the treatment of attention deficit. The following text is taken verbatim from the Kapvay package insert: “The dose of Kapvay [ER clonidine], administered either as monotherapy or as adjunctive.
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Clonidine: MedlinePlus Drug Information
Instruct patients to use caution when driving a car or operating hazardous kapvau until they know how they will respond to treatment with KAPVAY. Table 9 Treatment Failure: For more information, ask your doctor or pharmacist. The product samples shown here have been supplied by the manufacturer and reproduced in full color by PDR as a quick-reference identification aid.
Clonidine may help to control your condition but will not cure it.
Ask your doctor or pharmacist to teach you how to take your pulse. Do not let anyone else take your medication. Signs and symptoms of overdose generally occur within 30 minutes to two hours after exposure.
KAPVAY should be used during pregnancy only if the potential benefit justifies the potential risk to the fetus. All these effects in male were not reversed at the end of a 4-week recovery period. Clonidine pronounced as kloe’ ni deen. The cumulative proportion of patients with treatment failure over time during the double-blind phase is displayed in Figure 2. The following is the structural formula:.
Mean concentration-time data from the 3 treatments are shown in Table 7 and Figure 1. Clonidine concentrations in plasma increased with increases in dose over the dose range of 0.
If your pulse is slower or faster than it should be, call your doctor before taking this medication that day. It is important to keep all medication out of sight and reach of children as many containers such as weekly pill minders and those for eye drops, creams, patches, and inhalers are not child-resistant and young children can open them easily.
Brand names of combination products. Do not take more or less of it or take it more often than prescribed by your doctor. Why is this medication prescribed? Reactions have included generalized rash, urticaria, angioedema. In patients that completed 5 weeks of treatment in insetr controlled, fixed-dose monotherapy study in pediatric patients, during the treatment period the kapvag placebo-subtracted mean change in systolic blood pressure was No embryotoxic or teratogenic effects were seen in rabbits administered oral clonidine hydrochloride during organogenesis at doses up to 3 times the MRHD.
This medication may be prescribed for other uses; ask your doctor or pharmacist for more information. The tablet is usually taken two times a day at evenly spaced intervals.
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Tell your doctor about all of the medicines that you take, including prescription and non-prescription medicines, vitamins, and herbal supplements.
Dispense in a tight container. Inser, the best way to dispose of your medication is through a medicine take-back program.
It may harm them. Do not drink alcohol or take other medicines that make you sleepy or dizzy while taking KAPVAY until you talk with your doctor. Alcohol can make the side effects from clonidine worse. The dose was maintained for a minimum of 2 weeks before being gradually tapered to 0. If you would like more information, talk with your doctor.
Sedation and Somnolence Instruct patients to use caution when driving a car or operating hazardous machinery until they know how they will respond to treatment with KAPVAY.
There may be new information. In patients who have developed localized contact sensitization to clonidine transdermal system, continuation of clonidine transdermal system or substitution of oral KAPVAY therapy may be associated with the development of a generalized skin rash.
These changes include eating a diet that is low in fat and salt, maintaining a healthy weight, exercising at least 30 minutes most days, not smoking, and using alcohol kapay moderation. All patients were initiated at 0.