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Methyldopa Information

Methyldopa Benefits & Uses - Methyldopa Benefits & Uses in English

Methyldopa is used to treat the following -

  1. हाई बीपी Primary (और पढ़ें - हाई बीपी के घरेलू उपाय)
  2. प्रेगनेंसी में हाई बीपी

Methyldopa Dosage & How to Take - Methyldopa Dosage & How to Take in English

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

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Ingredients of Methyldopa - Methyldopa Active Ingredients in English


Methyldopa Side Effects - Methyldopa Side Effects in English

Based on research, the following side effects have been observed when Methyldopa is used -

  1. सिरदर्द सामान्य (और पढ़ें - सिर दर्द के घरेलू उपाय)
  2. मुंह सूखना सामान्य
  3. मतली या उलटी
  4. थकान Unknown
  5. ऊंघना
  6. चक्कर आना Unknown (और पढ़ें - चक्कर आने पर करें ये घरेलू उपाय)
  7. कब्ज Unknown (और पढ़ें - कब्ज के घरेलू उपाय)
  8. डिप्रेशन Unknown (और पढ़ें - डिप्रेशन के घरेलू उपाय)
  9. सूजन
  10. दस्त

Methyldopa Related Warnings - Methyldopa Related Warnings in English

Is the use of Methyldopa safe for pregnant women?

Methyldopa shows severe effect on pregnant women. For this reason, take it after medical advice only. Taking it with your desire can be harmful.


Is the use of Methyldopa safe during breastfeeding?

Methyldopa has been seen to have side effects in very few breastfeeding women.


What is the effect of Methyldopa on the Kidneys?

Methyldopa may have mild side effects on the kidney. Most people will never see any effect on the kidney.


What is the effect of Methyldopa on the Liver?

Side effects of Methyldopa rarely affect the liver.


What is the effect of Methyldopa on the Heart?

Methyldopa is rarely harmful for heart.


Severe Interaction of Methyldopa with Other Drugs - Severe Interaction of Methyldopa with Other Drugs in English

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

Methyldopa Contraindications - Methyldopa Contraindications in English

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

Frequently asked Questions about Methyldopa - Frequently asked Questions about Methyldopa in English

Is this Methyldopa habit forming or addictive?

No, Methyldopa is not habit forming.

Is it safe to drive or operate heavy machinery when consuming?

After taking Methyldopa you may feel sleepy. So it is not safe to undertake these activities.

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Is it safe?

Yes, but you should take Methyldopa only as per your doctor's advice.

Safe, but take only on Doctor's advise

Is it able to treat mental disorders?

Methyldopa is unable to treat or cure mental disorders.


Methyldopa Interactions with Food and Alcohol - Methyldopa Interactions with Food and Alcohol in English

Interaction between Food and Methyldopa

Taking Methyldopa with food is safe.


Interaction between Alcohol and Methyldopa

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

This medicine data has been created by -
Md Saadullah
M.Pharma, Pharmacy
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Vikas Chauhan
B.Pharma, Pharmacy
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  1. US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) [Internet]. Maryland. USA; Package leaflet information for the user; Aldomet® (methyldopa)
  2. KD Tripathi. [link]. Seventh Edition. New Delhi, India: Jaypee Brothers Medical Publishers; 2013: Page No 566
  3. April Hazard Vallerand, Cynthia A. Sanoski. [link]. Sixteenth Edition. Philadelphia, China: F. A. Davis Company; 2019: Page No 835-837
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