Alphadopa 250 Mg Tablet

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  • Manufactured by: Wockhardt Ltd
  • Contains / Salt: Methyldopa (250 mg)

Alphadopa 250 Mg Tablet Information

Alphadopa 250 Mg Tablet, a prescription drug, is manufactured in various forms such as Tablet. High BP are some of its major therapeutic uses. Alphadopa 250 Mg Tablet also has some secondary and off-label uses. These are listed below.

The optimal dosage of Alphadopa 250 Mg Tablet is largely dependent on the individual's body weight, medical history, gender and age. Dosage also depends on the route of administration and your chief complaint for which the drug is prescribed. For detailed information on this, read through the dosage section.

Common side effects of Alphadopa 250 Mg Tablet include Headache, Dry Mouth, Drowsiness. Some other side effects of Alphadopa 250 Mg Tablet have been listed ahead. These side effects of Alphadopa 250 Mg Tablet are usually temporary and subside with the completion of treatment. Please speak with your doctor if these side effects worsen or persist for a longer duration.

It is also important to note that Alphadopa 250 Mg Tablet has a Severe effect for pregnant women and Mild effect on lactating mothers. Further, the section on Alphadopa 250 Mg Tablet related warnings talks about Alphadopa 250 Mg Tablet's effects on the liver, heart and kidney.

The section on Alphadopa 250 Mg Tablet contraindications lists all such conditions.

Drug interactions for Alphadopa 250 Mg Tablet have been reported in the medical literature. A complete list of these interactions is given below.

Along with the above-mentioned precautions, remember that taking Alphadopa 250 Mg Tablet is considered not safe while driving, and is not addictive.



Alphadopa 250 Mg Tablet Benefits & Uses

Alphadopa 250 Mg Tablet is used to treat the following -

Main Benefits

Other Benefits

Alphadopa 250 Mg Tablet 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 250 Mg Tablet Side Effects

Based on research, the following side effects have been observed when Alphadopa 250 Mg Tablet is used -

Common

Unknown

Alphadopa 250 Mg Tablet Related Warnings

  • Is the use of Alphadopa 250 Mg Tablet safe for pregnant women?


    Alphadopa has many dangerous side effects in pregnant women. If you are pregnant, do not consume Alphadopa without medical advice.

    Severe
  • Is the use of Alphadopa 250 Mg Tablet safe during breastfeeding?


    Side effects of Alphadopa for breastfeeding are little to none, so you can take it without doctor's advice.

    Mild
  • What is the effect of Alphadopa 250 Mg Tablet on the Kidneys?


    Alphadopa has very mild side effects on the kidneys.

    Mild
  • What is the effect of Alphadopa 250 Mg Tablet on the Liver?


    Side effects of Alphadopa rarely affect the liver.

    Mild
  • What is the effect of Alphadopa 250 Mg Tablet on the Heart?


    Alphadopa may have mild side effects on the heart. Most people will never see any effect on the heart.

    Mild


Severe Interaction of Alphadopa 250 Mg Tablet with Other Drugs

Alphadopa 250 Mg Tablet should not be taken with following medicines due to severe side effects it may cause to patients -

Severe

Moderate



Alphadopa 250 Mg Tablet Contraindications

If you are suffering from any of the following diseases, you should not take Alphadopa 250 Mg Tablet unless your doctor advises you to do so -



Frequently asked Questions about Alphadopa 250 Mg Tablet

  • Is this Alphadopa 250 Mg Tablet habit forming or addictive?


    No, you will not get addicted to Alphadopa 250 Mg Tablet.

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


    After taking Alphadopa 250 Mg Tablet you may feel sleepy. So it is not advised to perform these activities.

    Dangerous
  • Is it safe?


    Alphadopa 250 Mg Tablet should be used only after doctor's advice.

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


    No, Alphadopa 250 Mg Tablet is not used to treat mental disorders.

    No

Alphadopa 250 Mg Tablet Interactions with Food and Alcohol

  • Interaction between Food and Alphadopa 250 Mg Tablet


    Taking Alphadopa 250 Mg Tablet with food does not harm your health.

    Safe
  • Interaction between Alcohol and Alphadopa 250 Mg Tablet


    Taking alcohol with Alphadopa 250 Mg Tablet can be dangerous.

    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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