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Last Updated: 02 May 2022

Methyldopa lowers blood pressure by reducing the degrees of specific chemicals in your blood. Methyldopa is used to treat hypertension. Methyldopa may be used for functions not noted in this medicine guide. You need to not use methyldopa if you have liver disease, or a background of liver problems brought on by taking methyldopa. Do not use methyldopa if you have used an MAO inhibitor in the previous 14 days, such as isocarboxazid, linezolid, methylene blue injection, phenelzine, selegiline, rasagiline, or tranylcypromine. If you have used a MAO prevention in the previous 14 days, do not use methyldopa. Inform your doctor if you are pregnant or plan to end up being pregnant. Nevertheless, having high blood pressure while pregnant may cause difficulties such as diabetes or eclampsia. The benefit of treating hypertension might outweigh any risks to the child. Follow all instructions on your prescription label and read all medication overviews or guideline sheets. Your medical professional may occasionally change your dosage. Your high blood pressure will require to be inspected frequently. Keep utilizing methyldopa as guided, even if you really feel well. High blood pressure typically has no symptoms. You may require to use blood pressure medication for the remainder of your life. Methyldopa can influence the results of certain medical tests. Tell any doctor that treats you that you are making use of methyldopa. Your child's dosage demands may change if the child gains or drops weight. Take the medicine as quickly as you can, but skip the missed dosage if it is almost time for your following dosage.

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