Active ingredients: Clonidine
Catapres Tablets 100 micrograms.
White, circular, flat, bevel-edged tablets impressed with the identifying code "01C / 01C" on one side and the company symbol on the reverse.
Each tablet contains 100 micrograms of clonidine hydrochloride.
For excipients see 6.1.
Clonidine has been shown to have both central and peripheral sites of action. With long-term treatment clonidine reduces the responsiveness of peripheral vessels to vasoconstrictor and vasodilator substances and to sympathetic nerve stimulation. Early in treatment, however, blood pressure reduction is associated with a central reduction of sympathetic outflow and increased vagal tone.
Calcium hydrogen phosphate (anhydrous)
Maize starch, dried
Colloidal silica (anhydrous)
Modified starch (corn starch, oxidized)
Opaque PVC 250µm thick/PVDC 40 g/m² blisters with aluminium lidding foil 20µm in packs of 100 tablets.
Boehringer Ingelheim Limited, Ellesfield Avenue, Bracknell, Berkshire, RG12 8YS, United Kingdom