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Methyldopa
(Generic alternative to Aldomet)

Formulation : Tablet

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No Brand Alternative Available

No brand alternative is available for this drug.

What is Aldomet /Methyldopa used for?

Aldomet is a medication that is used in the treatment hypertension.

How should Aldomet /Methyldopa be stored?

Keep Aldomet at room temperature, away from the influence of heat and moisture.

General information

This medication should only be used by prescribed patient, do not give it to other people. The information provided is advisory only and does not contain all information pertaining to this medication. Talk to your doctor, pharmacist, or health care provider for question about this medication.

How should I take Aldomet/Methyldopa ?

Aldomet should be taken exactly as directed by your doctor. Aldomet is available in the form of a tablet and should be taken with at least one glass of water.

When should Aldomet /Methyldopa not be taken?

Aldomet should not be taken if you are allergic to any of the ingredients in it. Aldomet should also not be taken with some other drugs. Talk to your doctor about this. In addition, people who are affected by liver disease or are taking a MAOI should not use Aldomet. Before taking Aldomet, inform your doctor of your medical history especially if you have had heart disease or kidney disease. Also, tell your doctor of your pregnancy if applicable or whether you are planning to become pregnant.

What precautions should I follow when taking Aldomet /Methyldopa ?

Aldomet causes dizziness, thus it is important to be careful when getting up. Do not get up suddenly and be most cautious in the morning when you get out of bed. Be careful when driving or operating any machinery as well. During treatment, do not drink alcohol. Even small amounts will significantly impact your body and make you even drowsier and dizzier than just with the medication.

What special warning(s) should I be aware of when taking Aldomet /Methyldopa ?

Aldomet should be taken consistently as it will take some time before you see the result. Also, do not stop taking the medication once you feel that you are fine again. Stopping Aldomet suddenly could lead to your condition worsening.

When should Aldomet /Methyldopa not be taken?

Some serious side effects caused by Aldomet include allergic reactions such as: trouble breathing, hives, swelling of the face, throat, lips, and tongue. You should contact your doctor or emergency help as soon as possible if any of these occur. Other ser

Less severe side effects include: vomiting, nausea, headaches, and a dry mouth. If you are feeling unsure about anything make sure to talk to your doctor.

Other: None.

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