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Dr. Lynne Weixel
28 doctors shared insights

Aldomet (Overview)

Aldomet is a sympathetic nervous system inhibitor which is a kind of heart failure drug (cardiovascular drug).


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Has anyone ever taken methyldopa (aldomet) while pregnant?

Has anyone ever taken methyldopa (aldomet) while pregnant?

Yes: Methyl dopa is a safe blood presuure medication, and has been used for many years. There are newer medication that can be used alone or in combination with methyl dopa. ...Read more

Dr. Lynne Weixel
28 doctors shared insights

Aldomet (Overview)

Aldomet is a sympathetic nervous system inhibitor which is a kind of heart failure drug (cardiovascular drug).


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Is it ok to use aldomet (methyldopate) when you are undergoing IVF and even after?

Is it ok to use aldomet (methyldopate) when you are undergoing IVF and even after?

Yes aldomet (methyldopate): Is safe when ttc and when pregnant, but plz check with your ivf doctor first. Aldomet (methyldopate) can elevate prolactin levels in some women, which can interfere with ttc in some cases. ...Read more

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I have tingly and slightly itchy/ numb lower cheeks and jaw...where a man would have side burns and beard. Is it side affect from aldomet (methyldopate) ?

I have tingly and slightly itchy/ numb lower cheeks and jaw...where a man would have side burns and beard. Is it side affect from aldomet (methyldopate) ?

Unlikely: An adverse reaction from Aldomet (methyldopate) would likely involve more parts of the body. That the rash is confined to the lower cheeks and jaws suggests that you may be allergic to your hair preparation such as shampoo and conditioner. Try changing these preparations to see if it gets better after 2 weeks. In the meanwhile, try topical cortisone cream. Consult a dermatologist if the problem persists. ...Read more

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Okay to mix Diovan (valsartan) and methyldopa?

Okay to mix Diovan (valsartan) and methyldopa?

Yes: However, one has to ask why is Methyldopa being used? If the person is pregnant or has the potential of becoming pregnant, they should not be on diovan (valsartan). Methyldopa is rarely used as an antihypertensive anymore, except when the hypertensive patient is also pregnant. ...Read more

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Has anyone ever taken methyldopa (aldomet) while pregnant?

Yes: Methyl dopa is a safe blood presuure medication, and has been used for many years. There are newer medication that can be used alone or in combination with methyl dopa. ...Read more

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Has anyone ever taken methyldopa (aldomet) in pregnancy?

Has anyone ever taken methyldopa (aldomet) in pregnancy?

Safe: Aldomet is one of the oldest medicines to treat chronic high blood pressure in pregnancy and is believed to be safe. Many doctors also use Procardia (nifedipine) or labetolol. ...Read more

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Has anyone ever taken methyldopa (aldomet) in first trimester?

Has anyone ever taken methyldopa (aldomet) in first trimester?

Yes: This is a central acting medicine for management of high blood pressure. It is an old but safe & effective treatment, though many feel there are better medicines available now for high blood pressure in pregnancy. ...Read more

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Is it ok to use aldomet (methyldopate) when you are undergoing IVF and even after?

Yes aldomet (methyldopate): Is safe when ttc and when pregnant, but plz check with your ivf doctor first. Aldomet (methyldopate) can elevate prolactin levels in some women, which can interfere with ttc in some cases. ...Read more

Dr. Howard Baden
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Methyldopa (Definition)

Methyldopa is a blood pressure medication that relaxes the blood vessels. It is safe ...Read more