Methyldopa Oral Suspension Tablets

Hypertension. Initial: 250 mg b.i.d.-t.i.d. for 2 days. Adjust dose q 2 days. If increased, start with evening dose. Usual maintenance: 0.5-3.0 g/day in two to four divided doses; maximum: 3 g/day. Transfer to and from other antihypertensive agents should occur gradually, with initial dose of methyldopa not exceeding 500 mg. NOTE: Do not use combination medication to initiate therapy. Pediatric, initial: 10 mg/kg/day in two to four divided doses, adjusting maintenance to a maximum of 65 mg/kg/day (or 3 g/day, whichever is less).

Blood Pressure Health

Blood Pressure Health

Your heart pumps blood throughout your body using a network of tubing called arteries and capillaries which return the blood back to your heart via your veins. Blood pressure is the force of the blood pushing against the walls of your arteries as your heart beats.Learn more...

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