Methyldopa Oral Tablet 250Mg Drug Medication Dosage Information
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Methyldopa: Oral tablet (250mg)

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Methyldopa 250mg Tab
Mylan Pharmaceuticals Inc
Pill Identification: MYLAN  |  611
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Methyldopa 250mg Tab
Teva Pharmaceuticals USA Inc
Pill Identification: N 11 

What is this Medicine?

METHYLDOPA (meth ill DOE pa) is used to treat high blood pressure.

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Methyldopa 250mg Tablet

NDC: 003780611
  • Prescription Required
  • Not a Controlled Drug
    (CSA Schedule)
  • FDA Approved




FDA approved for the following conditions:
Hypertension

Storage Information
Protect from light
Store at controlled room temperature (between 68 and 77 degrees F)
Methyldopa 250mg Tablet
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Mylan Pharmaceuticals Inc
Pill Identification: MYLAN  |  611
Shape: round
Color: beige

Reported Side Effects for Methyldopa 250mg Tablet

No White Blood Cells Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: DELAYED
*This is an approximate aggregated range of reported side effects from clinical studies performed on this drug. Your experience with this drug may be different.
Daily Life Interactions for Methyldopa 250mg Tablet

Elements of your daily lifestyle may have an effect on the medications you are taking. Drug interactions can result in unwanted side effects, reduce the effectiveness of your medicine or possibly increase the action of a particular medicine.

Moderate Lifestyle Interaction
Alcohol and Methyldopa 250mg Tablet(Methyldopa)
Alcohol and Antihypertensives(Methyldopa)
Although an interaction is possible, Ethanol (alchohol) and Antihypertensive Agents (drugs used to reduce high blood pressure) may be used together. Ethanol or alchohol-containing beverages may increase the effects of Antihypertensive Agents on your blood pressure. If the blood pressure drops too low while taking Ethanol and Antihypertensive Agents, you may become dizzy or feel faint. To limit this interaction, avoid alcohol-containing beverages while taking medicines to lower your blood pressure. Do not stand or sit up too quickly. Contact your prescriber if you have dizziness which does not go away.
Pregnancy & Lactation Information
FIRST Trimester

Class B - Animal studies have revealed no evidence of harm to the fetus, however, there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women. OR Animal studies have shown an adverse effect, but adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women have failed to demonstrate a risk to the fetus in any trimester.

SECOND Trimester

Class B - Animal studies have revealed no evidence of harm to the fetus, however, there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women. OR Animal studies have shown an adverse effect, but adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women have failed to demonstrate a risk to the fetus in any trimester.

THIRD Trimester

Class B - Animal studies have revealed no evidence of harm to the fetus, however, there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women. OR Animal studies have shown an adverse effect, but adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women have failed to demonstrate a risk to the fetus in any trimester.

Lactation

Compatible - This drug is generally safe to take by nursing mothers.


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