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Does methyldopa interact with other medications?

Some medicines may interact with methyldopa. Before taking methyldopa, tell your doctor if you are taking lithium or a monoamine oxidase inhibitor (MAOI) because these drugs may increase side effects. Other medications to treat blood pressure may severely lower your blood pressure when taken with methyldopa. Before you take methyldopa, check with your doctor if you are taking dextroamphetamine, imipramine, propranolol, products that contain iron or tolbutamide.

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