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Buy Methyldopa


(Generic alternative to Aldomet)

Prescription Required Medications
Prescription Required
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100 Tablet
100 Tablet


What is Aldomet/Methyldopa used for?

This medication is for the treatment of high blood pressure. It may be used with other high blood pressure medicines.

If you have any questions about your medicine, please talk with your health care provider, pharmacist, or health care provider. This medicine is only to be used by the patient for whom it is prescribed. Do not give it to others. This information is advisory only. It does not contain all information about this medicine. If you have any questions about your medicine, ask your health care provider, pharmacist, or health care provider.

How should Aldomet/Methyldopa be stored?

Store between 59 to 86 degrees F. Protect from light and moisture

General drug information:

General Information

When should Aldomet/Methyldopa not be taken?

Do not take this medicine if you are allergic to any ingredient in this medicine you have active liver disease or other liver problems you are currently using monoamine oxidase inhibitors (MAOIs)

What precautions should I follow when taking Aldomet/Methyldopa?

Before using this medicine, tell your health care provider about any of the following: if you are pregnant, plan on becoming pregnant, or breastfeeding if you are taking any prescription or nonprescription medicine if you have any other medical condition

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

This medicine can cause liver damage, water retention and possibly weight gain. Treatment with this medicine should be closely monitored by your health care provider.

What are the side effects of Aldomet/Methyldopa?

Most severe: Fever, jaundice, anemia, water retention

Most common:  Drowsiness; headache; weakness.

Other: Anemia, Bell's palsy (paralysis of the face, making it look distorted), bloating, blood disorders, breast development in males, breast enlargement, changes in menstruation, chest pain, congestive heart failure, constipation, decreased mental ability, decreased sex drive, depression, diarrhea, dizziness when standing up, dry mouth, fever, gas, hepatitis, impotence, inflammation of the large intestine, inflammation of the pancreas, inflammation of the salivary glands, involuntary movements, joint pain, light-headedness, liver disorders, milk production, muscle pain, nasal stuffiness, nausea, nightmares, parkinsonism (tremors, shuffling walk, stooped posture, muscle weakness), rash, slow heartbeat, sore or "black" tongue, tingling or pins and needles, vomiting, yellow eyes and skin

How should I take Aldomet/Methyldopa?

How much medicine you take and how often you take it depends on many factors, including the condition being treated and the age and weight of the patient. If you have any questions about the amount and/or frequency of the medicine you are taking, talk with your health care provider. This medicine may be taken with other high blood pressure medications. However, the dose of this medicine will have to be adjusted. The daily dose of this medication may need to be increased or decreased until the desired response is reached. This medication may cause sleepiness or dizziness when beginning treatment or increasing the dose. Use caution when driving or performing other tasks requiring alertness, coordination, or physical dexterity. Avoid alcohol while taking this medicine; it may cause excessive sleepiness. Patients being treated for high blood pressure often feel tired for a few weeks after beginning therapy. *Continue taking your medicine even though you may not feel quite "normal." Have your blood pressure checked regularly, and keep your appointment with your health care provider even if you feel well. Lab tests may be required while taking this medicine. Be sure to keep appointments. Do not stop taking this medicine without checking with your health care provider. Patients with previous medical conditions should talk with their health care provider before taking this medication. Do not take more medication than is prescribed unless advised to do so by your health care provider or health care provider. Do not take any other over-the-counter or prescription medications without talking with your health care provider. If a dose is missed, take it as soon as possible. If several hours have passed or if it is nearing time for the next dose, do not double the dose to catch up, unless advised by your health care provider. If more than one dose is missed, contact your health care provider or pharmacist.