methyldopa


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

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After running thousands of drugs through the supercomputer, they found that methyldopa not only blocked DQ8, but it didn't harm the immune function of other cells like many immunosuppressant drugs do.
Rosen, "Black cartilage after therapy with levodopa and methyldopa," Archives of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, vol.
Effects of methyldopa on uteroplacental and fetal hemodynamics in pregnancy-induced hypertension.
Following stress test and prior to the exercise training, all subjects in control and experimental groups were assessed by the physician and were prescribed with methyldopa (500mg-1g daily in divided doses of 2 to 4 times) based on individual's response and tolerance to therapy.
In a hypothesis-generating historical cohort study conducted in the Netherlands, the authors identified 202 singleton children born in 1 of 12 hospitals between 1983 and 1987, whose mothers had developed pregnancy-induced or pregnancy-aggravated hypertension and were treated with either methyldopa (61), labetalol (58), or bed rest (83).
SAN FRANCISCO -- Results of nonstress tests in 112 pregnant women being treated for chronic hypertension from January 2003 to September 2007 did not differ significantly in patients on labetalol, compared with those on methyldopa, results of a retrospective study found.
Medicines labetalol and methyldopa are sometimes given to women suffering high blood pressure, including mild to moderate cases.
Drugs implicated in these type of reactions include the penicillins, cephalosporins, levodopa, methyldopa, mefenamic acid, salicylic acid, sulfonamides, thiazide diuretics, chlorpromazine, and isoniazid.
The enhanced generic drug program also reduces prescription prices to $9 on 12 new drugs, including clomiphene citrate (family planning), methyldopa (heart health), and benzoyl peroxide cream wash (skin conditions).
She took methyldopa for pregnancy-induced hypertension and had a family history of subarachnoid haemorrhage.
Antianxiety agents * analgesics * antihistamines * antidepressants such as Elavil and Tofrani * anti-hypertensives * anti-psychotics such as Haldol, Mellaril, and Thorazine * anti-asthma drugs * benzodiazepines (tranquilizers and sleeping pills) * Cimetidine * Darvon * digitalis * glaucoma eye drops * hormones such as Synthroid and Thyroxin * Lithium * methyldopa * beta blockers such as Propranolol * steroids such as Prednisone.
Certain drugs-including chlorpromazine, hydralazine, isoniazid, methyldopa and procainamide-cause temporary lupus in susceptible individuals.
Patients in the active treatment group were further randomized to receive either captopril (Capoten) or atenolol (Tenormin) in standard doses, increased until control was achieved, with furosemide (Lasix), nifedipine (Procardia), methyldopa (Aldomet), or prazosin (Minipres) added (in that order), if needed.
Studies on the antidepressants fluoxetine (Prozac), paroxetine (Paxil) and venlafaxine (Effexor); the anti-seizure medication gabapentin (Neurontin); and the anti-hypertensives clonidine (Catapres) and methyldopa (Aldoril), find these medications significantly reduce the frequency and severity of hot flashes in postmenopausal women.