Definition of Methyldopa

1. Noun. Antihypertensive drug (trade name Aldomet) used in the treatment of high blood pressure.

Exact synonyms: Aldomet, Alpha Methyl Dopa
Generic synonyms: Antihypertensive, Antihypertensive Drug
Language type: Trade Name



Definition of Methyldopa

1. Noun. A psychoactive drug used as a sympatholytic or antihypertensive. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Methyldopa

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Medical Definition of Methyldopa

1. An antihypertensive drug, preferred in pregnant patients. This entry appears with permission from the Dictionary of Cell and Molecular Biology (11 Mar 2008)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Methyldopa

methylcobalamin
methylcobamide-coenzyme M methyltransferase
methylcyclohexane
methylcyclohexanes
methylcyclopentadiene
methylcyclopentadienes
methylcyclopentadienyl
methylcyclopentadienyl manganese tricarbonyl
methylcytidine
methylcytosine
methylcytosines
methyldesorphine
methyldichloroarsine
methyldihydromorphine
methyldimethylaminoazobenzene
methyldopa (current term)
methyldopas
methylecgonidine
methylenation
methylenations
methylene
methylene azure
methylene chloride
methylene diphosphonate
methylene group
methylene radical
methylene tetrahydrofolate dehydrogenase-methenyltetrahydrofolate cyclohydrolase
methylene white
methylenebis(chloroaniline)

Literary usage of Methyldopa

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1. 5th Report Of The Joint National Committee On Detection, Evaluation, And by DIANE Publishing Company (2004)
"... Non-ISA Beta-blockers Loop diuretics Nifedipine; Labetalol Beta-blockers methyldopa; Hydralazine methyldopa *Can increase serum levels of cyclosporine. ..."

2. Depression in Primary Care: Detection and Diagnosi by DIANE Publishing Company (1993)
"Studies reviewed fail to show a causal relationship between alpha- methyldopa given in typical dosages and depression. While alpha- methyldopa can be used ..."

3. America in Peril -- An Understatement! by Gyeorgos Ceres Hatonn (1995)
"methyldopa ... Feeling slowed mentally and physically. • methyldopa (Aldoril, Aldomet). Same as above. ..."

4. Proceedings of the Society for Experimental Biology and Medicine (1903)
"... 319 metabolic effects of hyperthermia and ascorbic acid in Ehrlich ascites tumor cells, 160, 69 a-methyldopa effect on autoimmunity hemolytic anemia, ..."

5. Getting Fit Your Way: A Self-paced Fitness Guide (1993)
"... association A Chlorpromazine A Hydralazine A Isoniazid A methyldopa A Procainamide Drugs with possible association A Beta blockers (eg, acebutolol, ..."

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