clonidine/chlorthalidone - oral, Combipres
GENERIC NAME: CLONIDINE/CHLORTHALIDONE - ORAL (KLAHN-eh-deen/klor-THAL-eh-doan)
BRAND NAME(S): Combipres
USES: This combination medication is used to treat high blood pressure (hypertension). Clonidine belongs to a class of drugs (central alpha agonists) that act in the brain to lower blood pressure. It works by relaxing blood vessels so blood can flow more easily. Chlorthalidone is a diuretic (water pill) that helps rid the body of extra fluid and relaxes blood vessels.Lowering high blood pressure helps prevent strokes, heart attacks, and kidney problems.
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