METHYLDOPA/ALDOMET


- for essential hypertension; 
- Adult Dosing: 
- 250-500mg PO bid/tid (max: 2-3gm/day) or 250mg-1gm IV q4-8hr;

- Precautions: 
- sudden withdrawl may result in significant rebound HTN;

- do not use in presence of liver disease; 
- use smaller doses in renal failure




Original Text by Clifford R. Wheeless, III, MD.

Last updated by Data Trace Staff on Friday, December 16, 2011 4:02 pm