Active Ingredient(s): Methyldopa
FDA Approved: * December 20, 1962
Pharm Company: * MERCK
Category: Blood Pressure

Methyldopa, sold under the brand name Aldomet among others, is a medication used for high blood pressure.[1] It is one of the preferred treatments for high blood pressure in pregnancy.[1] For other types of high blood pressure including very high blood pressure resulting in symptoms other medications are typically preferred.[1] It can be given by mouth or injection into a vein.[1] Onset of effects is around 5 hours and they last ... [wikipedia]

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