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Generic Name: Methyldopa/Hydrochlorothiazide (meth-ill-DOE-pa/hye-droe-klor-oh-THYE-a-zide)
Brand Name: Aldoril

Methyldopa/Hydrochlorothiazide is used for:

Treating high blood pressure.

Methyldopa/Hydrochlorothiazide is an antihypertensive and thiazide diuretic combination. It works by relaxing and widening blood vessels and by making the kidneys eliminate sodium (salt) and water from the body, which helps to lower blood pressure.

Do NOT use Methyldopa/Hydrochlorothiazide if:

  • you are allergic to any ingredient in Methyldopa/Hydrochlorothiazide or to other sulfonamide-derived drugs
  • you have severe liver disease (eg, acute hepatitis, cirrhosis), previous liver problems due to methyldopa, adrenal gland problems (eg, pheochromocytoma), or an inability to urinate
  • you have a history of autoimmune hemolytic anemia
  • you are taking dofetilide, ketanserin, lithium, or a monoamine oxidase (MAO) inhibitor (eg, phenelzine)

Contact your doctor or health care provider right away if any of these apply to you.

Before using Methyldopa/Hydrochlorothiazide :

Some medical conditions may interact with Methyldopa/Hydrochlorothiazide . Tell your doctor or pharmacist if you have any medical conditions, especially if any of the following apply to you:

  • if you are pregnant, planning to become pregnant, or are breast-feeding
  • if you are taking any prescription or nonprescription medicine, herbal preparation, or dietary supplement
  • if you have allergies to medicines, foods, or other substances
  • if you have a history of kidney or liver problems, bronchial asthma, lupus, adrenal gland problems (eg, pheochromocytoma), low sodium, low potassium, gout, or diabetes

Some MEDICINES MAY INTERACT with Methyldopa/Hydrochlorothiazide . Tell your health care provider if you are taking any other medicines, especially any of the following:

  • Barbiturates (eg, phenobarbital), corticosteroids (eg, prednisone), diazoxide, digoxin, MAO inhibitors (eg, phenelzine), narcotics (eg, codeine), or other medicines for high blood pressure (eg, atenolol) because the side effects of Methyldopa/Hydrochlorothiazide may be increased
  • Dofetilide, ketanserin, or lithium because the risk of irregular heartbeat and seizures may be increased
  • Cholestyramine, colestipol, iron, nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) (eg, ibuprofen), or vitamins with iron because the effectiveness of Methyldopa/Hydrochlorothiazide may be decreased
  • Insulin or oral medicines for diabetes (eg, glyburide) because effectiveness may be decreased by Methyldopa/Hydrochlorothiazide

This may not be a complete list of all interactions that may occur. Ask your health care provider if Methyldopa/Hydrochlorothiazide may interact with other medicines that you take. Check with your health care provider before you start, stop, or change the dose of any medicine.

How to use Methyldopa/Hydrochlorothiazide :

Use Methyldopa/Hydrochlorothiazide as directed by your doctor. Check the label on the medicine for exact dosing instructions.

  • Methyldopa/Hydrochlorothiazide may be taken with or without food.
  • Take Methyldopa/Hydrochlorothiazide regularly to receive the most benefit from it. Taking Methyldopa/Hydrochlorothiazide at the same time each day will help you remember to take it.
  • If you take cholestyramine, colestipol, iron, or vitamins with iron, do not take them at the same time you take Methyldopa/Hydrochlorothiazide . Talk with your doctor about how you should take cholestyramine, colestipol, iron, or vitamins with iron with Methyldopa/Hydrochlorothiazide .
  • When you first start taking Methyldopa/Hydrochlorothiazide , it may cause an increase in the amount of urine or in the frequency of urination. To prevent this from interrupting your sleep, try not to take a dose later than 6 pm.
  • If you miss a dose of Methyldopa/Hydrochlorothiazide , take it as soon as possible. If it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and go back to your regular dosing schedule. Do not take 2 doses at once.

Ask your health care provider any questions you may have about how to use Methyldopa/Hydrochlorothiazide .

Important safety information:

  • Methyldopa/Hydrochlorothiazide may cause drowsiness, dizziness, or blurred vision. Do not drive, operate machinery, or do anything else that could be dangerous until you know how you react to Methyldopa/Hydrochlorothiazide . Using Methyldopa/Hydrochlorothiazide alone, with certain other medicines, or with alcohol may lessen your ability to drive or perform other potentially dangerous tasks.
  • Dizziness, lightheadedness, or fainting can occur when rising from a seated or lying position. If this occurs, avoid sudden changes in posture.
  • Avoid drinking alcohol or taking other medications that cause drowsiness (eg, sedatives, tranquilizers) while taking this medicine. Methyldopa/Hydrochlorothiazide will add to the effects of alcohol and other depressants. Ask your pharmacist if you have questions about which medicines are depressants.
  • Methyldopa/Hydrochlorothiazide may cause increased sensitivity to the sun. Avoid exposure to the sun, sunlamps, or tanning booths until you know how you react to Methyldopa/Hydrochlorothiazide . Use a sunscreen or protective clothing if you must be outside for a prolonged period.
  • Your doctor may have prescribed a potassium supplement for you. If so, follow the dosing carefully. Do not start taking additional potassium on your own or change your diet to include more potassium without first checking with your doctor.
  • Patients being treated for high blood pressure often feel tired or run down for a few weeks after beginning therapy. Continue taking your medication even though you may not feel "normal." Contact your doctor or pharmacist about any new symptoms.
  • Diabetes patients - Methyldopa/Hydrochlorothiazide may affect your blood sugar. Check blood sugar levels closely and ask your doctor before adjusting the dose of your diabetes medicine.
  • Methyldopa/Hydrochlorothiazide may interfere with certain lab tests, including urinary catecholamine tests, parathyroid function tests, and uric acid tests. Be sure all medical and laboratory personnel know you are taking Methyldopa/Hydrochlorothiazide .
  • Before you have any medical or dental treatments, emergency care, or surgery, tell the doctor or dentist that you are using Methyldopa/Hydrochlorothiazide .
  • LAB TESTS, including blood cell counts, direct Coombs tests, serum electrolytes, kidney function, and liver function tests, may be performed to monitor your progress or to check for side effects. Be sure to keep all doctor and lab appointments.
  • Use Methyldopa/Hydrochlorothiazide with caution in the ELDERLY because they may be more sensitive to its effects.
  • Methyldopa/Hydrochlorothiazide is not recommended for use in CHILDREN. Safety and effectiveness have not been confirmed.
  • PREGNANCY and BREAST-FEEDING: It is unknown if Methyldopa/Hydrochlorothiazide can cause harm to the fetus. If you become pregnant while taking Methyldopa/Hydrochlorothiazide , discuss with your doctor the benefits and risks of using Methyldopa/Hydrochlorothiazide during pregnancy. Methyldopa/Hydrochlorothiazide is excreted in breast milk. Do not breast-feed while taking Methyldopa/Hydrochlorothiazide .

Possible side effects of Methyldopa/Hydrochlorothiazide :

All medicines may cause side effects, but many people have no, or minor, side effects. Check with your doctor if any of these most COMMON side effects persist or become bothersome:

Abnormal skin sensations; blurred vision; constipation; diarrhea; dizziness or lightheadedness drowsiness; dry mouth; gas; headache; tiredness or weakness.

Seek medical attention right away if any of these SEVERE side effects occur:

Severe allergic reactions (rash; hives; difficulty breathing; tightness in the chest; swelling of the mouth, face, lips, or tongue); blurred vision; chest pain; fainting; fever; involuntary muscle movements; joint pain; loss of appetite; nightmares; red, swollen, or blistered skin; restlessness; severe dizziness or lightheadedness; severe stomach pain; slow heartbeat; sore throat; unusual muscle pain or spasms; unusual swelling or weight gain; weakness; yellowing of skin or eyes.

This is not a complete list of all side effects that may occur. If you have questions or need medical advice about side effects, contact your doctor or health care provider. You may report side effects to the FDA at 1-800-FDA-1088 (1-800-332-1088) or at

If OVERDOSE is suspected:

Contact 1-800-222-1222 (the American Association of Poison Control Centers), your local poison control center (, or emergency room immediately. Symptoms may include fainting; severe drowsiness, dizziness, or weakness; slow heartbeat.

Proper storage of Methyldopa/Hydrochlorothiazide :

Store Methyldopa/Hydrochlorothiazide at room temperature, between 59 and 86 degrees F (15 and 30 degrees C). Store away from heat, moisture, and light. Do not store in the bathroom. Keep Methyldopa/Hydrochlorothiazide out of the reach of children and away from pets.

General information:

  • If you have any questions about Methyldopa/Hydrochlorothiazide , please talk with your doctor, pharmacist, or other health care provider.
  • Methyldopa/Hydrochlorothiazide is to be used only by the patient for whom it is prescribed. Do not share it with other people.
  • If your symptoms do not improve or if they become worse, check with your doctor.

This information is a summary only. It does not contain all information about Methyldopa/Hydrochlorothiazide . If you have questions about the medicine you are taking or would like more information, check with your doctor, pharmacist, or other health care provider.

Issue Date: November 1, 2006
Database Edition
Copyright © 2006 Wolters Kluwer Health, Inc.

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