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What should I know about methyldopa before taking it?

Before taking methyldopa, you should know that it may make you drowsy or dizzy. Use caution if you drive or operate machinery while taking methyldopa. This drug could possibly cause liver and blood disorders. You may also experience weight gain due to water retention.

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