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Side effect(s) of Methyldopa

Read the side effects of Methyldopa as described in the medical literature. In case of any doubt consult your doctor or pharmacist.

Heart - Aggravation of chest pain, heart failure, sinus hypersensitivity, low blood pressure, swelling or weight gain and slow heart rate.

Gastrointestinal - Inflammation of intestine/pancreas/ mouth, vomiting, diarrhea, sore or "black" tongue, nausea, constipation, distension, flatulence and dryness of mouth.

Blood - Bone marrow depression.

Liver - Liver inflammation, jaundice and abnormal liver function.

Hypersensitivity - Inflammation of heart muscle, blood vessels, lupus-like syndrome, drug-related fever and eosinophilia.

Central Nervous System - Parkinson’s disease, Bell's palsy, decreased mental acuity, involuntary movements, mild psychoses or depression, headache, sleepiness, weakness, dizziness, lightheadedness and tingling.

Metabolic - Rise in Blood Urea Nitrogen.

Musculoskeletal - Joint pain/swelling and muscle pain.

Respiratory - Nose stuffiness.

Skin - Skin damage and rash.

Genitourinary - Absence of menstrual periods, breast enlargement in male, spontaneous secretion of milk, impotence and decreased libido.

Other Precautions : * Avoid excess dosage.

Drug Name : Methyldopa

Methyldopa(Aldochlor 250) generic is an alpha-2 receptor agonist, prescribed for hypertension. It reduces elevated blood pressure by dilating blood vessels.
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