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What are some brand names for the following generic drugs: tri-sprintec, methyldopa, and hydrochlorothiazide?
Pregnant taking ptu, (propylthiouracil) labetalol, methyldopa never done drugs in my life, i was tested positive for exstacy is that possible?
Yes,but: Ecstasy false positives have not been associated with those drugs, but otc drugs with decongestants, nose drops , nyquil, and weight loss drugs can. Do any of these ring a bell? ...Read more
Blood pressure: Methyldopa is a blood pressure lowering agent not commonly used until after other classes of drugs have been tried first for *most* patients, although it is clinically used as a second-line option for pregnant patients. This drug works on in the brain causing a decrease in chemicals that normally act on the heart, kidneys, and blood vessels. All together, this lowers blood pressure and heart rate. ...Read more
Yes: Methyldopa has been the drug of choice for treatment of hypertension during pregnancy since the 1970s or earlier. So the short answer to your question is that Methyldopa has probably been used with success more times and for a longer time period with fewer side effects than any other drug used to treat hypertension during pregnancy. ...Read more
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
Causes of premenstrul hypertension? Are there any "as needed" BP meds?
Specifically something like Methyldopa, as I have HyperPOTS (BP mostly stable)
BP: It's unwise to use anti hypertensives on a prn basis ...Read more
Yes: It has been noted, but post-partum depression is so common it is hard to tell if it really had anything to do with the medication or was just post-partum depression. If your doctor thinks that the risks outweigh benefits you should take the medication. During pregnancy there are not a lot of alternatives for blood pressure control and certainly does not mean you will get post-partum depression. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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