American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- n. A drug, C10H13NO4, used in the treatment of high blood pressure.
- n. antihypertensive drug (trade name Aldomet) used in the treatment of high blood pressure
“Some common medications, such as phenothiazines, imipramine, methyldopa, and reserpine, will also raise prolactin levels, as will excessive stress.”
“And Serpasil and Largostil and Stelazine and Resteclin and Librax and Clonidine and Fiorinal and Inderal and Inocid and Aristocort cream and Neocortef and Zyloprim and Butazolidin and Bactra and Septra and phenylbutazone and methyldopa and allopurinol and hydrochlorothiazide.”
“Many drugs prescribed for high blood pressure (hypertension) contain methydopa or methyldopa.”
“In randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled trials, both medications helped to reduce the frequency of hot flashes by 46 to 80 percent in healthy women and those with breast cancer.35 Negative effects for clonidine and methyldopa include dizziness, unusual tiredness, and weakness.”
“Two blood pressure drugs have been studied for the treatment of hot flashes: clonidine (sold under the brand name Catapres) and methyldopa (sold under the brand name Aldomet).”
“These medications, including diuretics (hydrochlorthiazide), beta blockers (Corgard, Lopressor, Tenormin), and the old-fashioned medications such as reserpine and methyldopa, may reduce libido and cause sexual dysfunction.”
“These drugs include Aldomet (methyldopa) for high blood pressure; isoniazid (INH) for tuberculosis; and nitrofurantoin, an antibacterial agent often used in the treatment of urinary tract infections.”
“• The best medications to treat high blood pressure in regular exercisers are clondine (brand name Catapres), methyldopa (Aldomet), and prazosin (Minipress).”
“- If no improvement after one week: hydralazine (PO): 100 mg/d divided in 3-4 doses (up to double this if needed) or methyldopa (PO): 750 to 1500 mg/d divided in 3 doses”
“The Treatment of Cerebral Ischemia Stroke with Hyperbaric Oxygen Chamber Therapy (OHP) www. balancedhealthtoday.com The treatment of a patient for three and one-half months, following occlusion of the right middle cerebral artery with the associated neurological sequelae, with hyperbaric oxygen combined with methyldopa and hydrochlorthazide is presented.”
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