Methyldopa and Hydrochlorothiazide
What is it? Overview Usage Side Effects and Warnings
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What is Methyldopa and Hydrochlorothiazide?

(meth il DOE pa & hye droe klor oh THYE a zide)

• This medicine is used to treat high blood pressure.

What are the precautions when taking this medicine?

• Wear disease medical alert identification.

• If you are 65 or older, use this medicine with caution. You could have more side effects.

• If you have diabetes, talk with healthcare provider. This medicine can increase blood sugar.

• Check medicines with healthcare provider. This medicine may not mix well with other medicines.

• Talk with healthcare provider before using over-the-counter products that may increase blood pressure. These include cough or cold remedies, diet pills, stimulants, ibuprofen or like products, and certain natural products or supplements.

• You may not be alert. Avoid driving, doing other tasks or activities until you see how this medicine affects you.

• Avoid alcohol (includes wine, beer, and liquor) or...

 
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