Clonidine Patch is meant to be
changed once a week, preferably at a convenient time on the same day of the week.
Each box contains 4 medicated patches ( containing the medicine clonidine) and 4 non-medicated adhesive covers.
Note: DO NOT CUT through the
MEDICATED patch as this will destroy the membrane
1. Wash hands with soap and water and dry thoroughly.
2. Clean the chosen area with soap and water, rinse and wipe dry with clean, dry tissue.
3. Remove the
patch from the sachet.
4. Discard the additional clear film above and below the
5. You have been prescribed with the following dose:
If you forget to change the patch on the usual "Patch Change Day", put on a new patch as soon as you remember. You now have a new "Patch Change Day" and new Day 1.
What should I do if the patch falls off?
If the patch becomes loose, lifts at the edges or falls off, try to put it on again. You may secure the patch with an adhesive dressing (e.g. adhesive cover, TegadermTM).
Put on a new patch immediately, if:
After putting on the new patch, you now have a new "Patch Change Day" and new Day 1.