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Synonyms for Aldomet

antihypertensive drug (trade name Aldomet) used in the treatment of high blood pressure

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"She [Melinda] was on a very old fashioned blood pressure medication called Aldomet. So, she was moved to labetalol, which is the current practice in terms of management of blood pressure problems in pregnancy," Dr.
Wash out period: At the end of the 8-week training period, all subjects were asked to stop methyldopa (Aldomet) and were placed on placebo tablets for one week as in the pretest procedure.
Alphamethyldopa (Aldomet) also "is reasonably good for pregnancy," although its safety might be questionable because it hasn't been widely used.
Common medications that may cause drug-induced lupus include hydralazine (Apresoline), procainamide (Procan, Pronestyl), methyldopa (Aldomet), quinidine (Quinaglute), isoniazid (INH), and some anti-seizure medications such as phenytoin (Dilantin) or carbamazepine (Tegretol).
Brown: fava beans or rhubarb; sorbitol; senna (a laxative); and such drugs as Aralen, Robaxin, Aldomet, Flagyl, and Macrobid.
Antihypertensives (with central nervous system effects) -- Aldomet, Wytensin, Tenex, Catapres, Ismelin, Hylorel, reserpine, Inderal, Corgard, Tenormin, Blocadren, Lopressor, Visken, Normodyne/Trandate, Sectral, Levatol, Cartol, Isoptin/Calan/Verelan, Kerlone
Those products, and their Merck counterparts, are: methyldopa (Aldomet), methyldopa and hydrochlorothiazide (Aldoril), timolol maleate (Blocadren), chlorothiazide (Diuril), and amiloride HC1 and hydrochlorothiazide (Moduretic), all for treating high blood pressure; sulindac (Clinoril) and indomethacin (Indocin), both for treating arthritis; and cyclobenzaprine HC1 (Flexeril), for treating muscle spasms.
Alpha methyidopa (Aldomet) may produce a greater drop in blood pressure when you're in an upright position (standing or walking) and may cause a feeling of weakness or faintness if the pressure has been lowered too far.
Your physician may prescribe a medication that improves blood circulation such as Procardia, Aldomet or Minipress.