Catapres

Catapres is the tradename for an alpha agonist, antihypertensive drug generically known as clonidine. This medication is sometimes confused with the anti-anxiety medication Klonopin. In Europe its commercial name is Drixarit®.

European studies have shown it effective in the prevention of migraines, especially in food-sensitive migraines. It can also help reduce symptoms for patients withdrawing from narcotics. Continue Reading