Advertisement

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.

Continue Learning about Antihypertensive

What are the side effects of candesartan?
Donna Hill Howes, RNDonna Hill Howes, RN
Side effects may include low blood pressure, dizziness, upper respiratory infection, inflammation of...
More Answers
Which patients are prescribed antihypertensive medicines?
Janice M. Boughton, MDJanice M. Boughton, MD
Most physicians will consider starting antihypertensive medication (blood pressure medicines) to pat...
More Answers
What drugs may interact with angiotensin receptor blockers?
Donna Hill Howes, RNDonna Hill Howes, RN
If you are taking angiotensin receptor blockers, the following drugs may interact with them and shou...
More Answers
Can I take Micardis if I have diabetes?
Stacy Wiegman, PharmDStacy Wiegman, PharmD
If you have diabetes, you likely can take Micardis (telmisartan) to treat your high blood pressure, ...
More Answers

Important: This content reflects information from various individuals and organizations and may offer alternative or opposing points of view. It should not be used for medical advice, diagnosis or treatment. As always, you should consult with your healthcare provider about your specific health needs.