AM Dopa 250mg Tablet

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Composition for AM Dopa 250mg Tablet

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Primarily used for

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Alcohol
23.1
₹2.31/Tablet
10 tablets in 1 strip
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Medicine Overview of AM Dopa Tablet

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Uses of AM Dopa Tablet

AM Dopa 250mg Tablet is used in the treatment of hypertension.
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Side effects of AM Dopa Tablet

Common

Headache, Dry mouth, Nausea, Vomiting, Fatigue, Drowsiness, Dizziness, Constipation, Erectile dysfunction, Sleep disorder, Depression, Orthostatic hypotension (sudden lowering of blood pressure on standing).

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How to use AM Dopa Tablet

Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Swallow it as a whole. Do not chew, crush or break it. It can be taken with or without food, but it is better to take AM Dopa 250mg Tablet at a fixed time.
Avoid AM Dopa 250mg Tablet with high protein meals such as cottage cheese, Swiss cheese, protein powder, eggs and milk.

How AM Dopa Tablet works

Am dopa 250mg tablet works by decreasing the levels of certain chemical messengers in the body. As a result, Am dopa 250mg tablet lowers the blood pressure by relaxing the blood vessels.

In Depth Information on AM Dopa Tablet

Expert advice for AM Dopa Tablet

  • Do not take methyldopa if you ever had or have any allergy to methyldopa, or to any of the other ingredients.
  • Avoid taking methyldopa if you have high blood pressure due to a tumor near your kidney called ‘phaeochromocytoma’.
  • Do not take methyldopa if you have liver or kidney disease, or depression.
  • Do not take methyldopa if you are pregnant, planning to become pregnant or breast-feeding.
  • Do not drive or use any tools or machines as you may feel drowsy or light-headed while taking methyldopa. 
  • Do not drink alcohol while you are using methyldopa.
  • Methyldopa may affect the results of certain laboratory tests: regular checks (before the start of treatment and 6-12 weeks later) may be carried out on blood cells and liver function.
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Warnings
Special precautions for AM Dopa 250mg Tablet
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Alcohol
CAUTION
AM Dopa 250mg Tablet may cause excessive drowsiness and calmness with alcohol.
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Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
AM Dopa 250mg Tablet may be unsafe to use during pregnancy.

Animal studies have shown adverse effects on the foetus, however, there are limited human studies. The benefits from use in pregnant women may be acceptable despite the risk. Please consult your doctor.
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Lactation
SAFE
AM Dopa 250mg Tablet is safe to use during lactation. Human
studies have shown that either the drug does not pass into the breastmilk in significant amount or is not expected to cause toxicity to the baby.
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Driving
AM Dopa 250mg Tablet may make you feel dizzy, sleepy, tired,
or decrease alertness. If this happens, do not drive.
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Kidney
CAUTION
AM Dopa 250mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of AM Dopa 250mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

Regular blood pressure monitoring is recommended for dose adjustment.
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Liver
UNSAFE
AM Dopa 250mg Tablet is probably unsafe to use in patients w
ith liver disease and should be avoided. Please consult your doctor.
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Severely interacts with other drugs like
Rasalect 1mg Tablet, Rasalect 0.5mg Tablet, Relgin 0.5mg Tablet, Lithocap 300mg Capsule

Missed Dosageuses

If you miss a dose of Methyldopa, take it as soon as possible. However, if it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and go back to your regular schedule. Do not double the dose.

Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions for AM Dopa 250mg Tablet

Frequently asked questions for Methyldopa

Q. Is methyldopa a beta blocker/ blood thinner/ diuretic/ calcium channel blocker?
Methyldopa is an alpha-2 receptor agonist. It is not a beta blocker, blood thinner, diuretic or calcium channel blocker
Q. Can I take ibuprofen/ paracetamol/ aspirin/ melatonin with methyldopa?
Methyldopa is known to interact with NSAIDs such as ibuprofen, paracetamol, aspirin. However, there is no known interaction with melatonin. Always consult your doctor regarding its use
Am dopa is known to cause tiredness, dry mouth and swelling. However it does not cause weight gain, lower heart rate, cause birth defects. Please consult your doctor if you experience such side effects.

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Substitutes for AM Dopa

No substitutes found for this medicine
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