Alphadopa 500 Mg Tablet

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  • Manufactured by: Wockhardt Ltd
  • Contains / Salt: Methyldopa (500 mg)

Alphadopa Information

Alphadopa, a prescription drug, is manufactured in various forms such as Tablet. It is primarily used for the treatment of High BP. Alphadopa also has some secondary and off-label uses. These are listed below.

Medical history of the patient along with age and gender determines the dosage of Alphadopa. Individual symptoms and route of administration also determines the right dosage. Detailed information has been provided in the dosage section.

Common side effects of Alphadopa include Headache, Dry Mouth, Drowsiness. Besides the aforementioned side effects, there are other adverse effects of Alphadopa as well, which are listed below. Normally, these side effects of Alphadopa are not long lasting and go away when the treatment is finished. If, however, they worsen or do not go away, please speak with your physician.

It is also important to note that Alphadopa has a Severe effect for pregnant women and Mild effect on lactating mothers. Warnings related to Alphadopa's effects on the liver, heart and kidney, if any, have been listed below.

The section on Alphadopa contraindications lists all such conditions.

Drug interactions for Alphadopa have been reported in the medical literature. See below for a complete list.

You should also be aware that Alphadopa is not safe while driving, and is not addiction.



Alphadopa Benefits & Uses

Alphadopa is used to treat the following -

Main Benefits

Other Benefits

Alphadopa Dosage & How to Take

This is the usual dosage recommended in most common treatment cases. Please remember that every patient and their case is different, so the dosage can be different based on the disease, route of administration, patient's age and medical history.

Find the right dosage based on disease and age

Age Group Dosage
Adult
  • Disease: High Blood Pressure
  • Before or After Meal: Either
  • Single Maximum Dose: 250 mg
  • Dosage Form: Tablet
  • Dosage Route: Oral
  • Frequency: 3 daily
  • Course Duration: As directed by the doctor
  • Special Instructions: As prescribed by the doctor
Geriatric
  • Disease: High Blood Pressure
  • Before or After Meal: Either
  • Single Maximum Dose: 250 mg
  • Dosage Form: Tablet
  • Dosage Route: Oral
  • Frequency: 3 daily
  • Course Duration: As directed by the doctor
  • Special Instructions: As prescribed by the doctor

Alphadopa Related Warnings

  • Is the use of Alphadopa safe for pregnant women?


    Alphadopa can cause severe side effects if taken during pregnancy, so, pregnant women should talk to their doctor before taking it.

    Severe
  • Is the use of Alphadopa safe during breastfeeding?


    Breastfeeding women can take Alphadopa as it bears very minor side effects for them.

    Mild
  • What is the effect of Alphadopa on the Kidneys?


    Alphadopa has very mild side effects on the kidneys.

    Mild
  • What is the effect of Alphadopa on the Liver?


    Alphadopa has very mild side effects on the liver.

    Mild
  • What is the effect of Alphadopa on the Heart?


    Very few cases of side effects of Alphadopa on the heart have been reported.

    Mild


Severe Interaction of Alphadopa with Other Drugs

Alphadopa should not be taken with following medicines due to severe side effects it may cause to patients -

Severe

Moderate



Alphadopa Contraindications

If you are suffering from any of the following diseases, you should not take Alphadopa unless your doctor advises you to do so -



Frequently asked Questions about Alphadopa

  • Is this Alphadopa habit forming or addictive?


    No, you will not get addicted to Alphadopa.

    No
  • Is it safe to drive or operate heavy machinery when consuming?


    No, you should do not do anything that requires concentration and attention as the Alphadopa can make you feel drowsy.

    Dangerous
  • Is it safe?


    Yes, Alphadopa is safe but you must consult your doctor before taking it.

    Safe, but take only on Doctor's advise
  • Is it able to treat mental disorders?


    Alphadopa is unable to treat or cure mental disorders.

    No

Alphadopa Interactions with Food and Alcohol

  • Interaction between Food and Alphadopa


    Taking Alphadopa with food does not cause any problems.

    Safe
  • Interaction between Alcohol and Alphadopa


    Consuming Alphadopa with alcohol can have many serious effects on your body.

    Severe


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This medicine data has been created by -

Vikas Chauhan

B.Pharma, Pharmacy
5 Years of Experience


References

US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) [Internet]. Maryland. USA; Package leaflet information for the user; Aldomet® (methyldopa)

KD Tripathi. [link]. Seventh Edition. New Delhi, India: Jaypee Brothers Medical Publishers; 2013: Page No 566

April Hazard Vallerand, Cynthia A. Sanoski. [link]. Sixteenth Edition. Philadelphia, China: F. A. Davis Company; 2019: Page No 835-837

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