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Hydrochlorothiazide-Methyldopa

hydrochlorothiazide-methyldopa
Methyldopa lowers blood pressure by decreasing the levels of certain chemicals in your blood. This allows your blood vessels (veins and arteries) to relax (widen) and your heart to beat more slowly and easily. Hydrochlorothiazide is a thiazide diuretic (water pill) that helps prevent your body from absorbing too much salt, which can cause fluid retention. Hydrochlorothiazide and methyldopa is a combination medicine used to treat high blood pressure (hypertension). Hydrochlorothiazide and methyldopa may also be used for purposes not listed in this medication guide.
CHEMICAL NAME
hydrochlorothiazide-methyldopa
DRUG TYPE
antiadrenergic agents (central) with thiazides

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Frequently Asked Questions

You should not use this medication if you have an allergy to methyldopa (Apresoline), hydrochlorothiazide, or to other sulfa drugs; if you are unable to urinate; if you have ever had a liver disease; if have had a liver disorder caused by taking methyldopa.

Do not use this medicine if you have used an MAO inhibitor in the past 14 days, such as isocarboxazid, linezolid, methylene blue injection, phenelzine, rasagiline, selegiline, or tranylcypromine.

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Hydrochlorothiazide-Methyldopa tablet 15 mg-250 mg25 mg-250 mg

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