2.5.2 Centrally acting antihypertensive drugs

Methyldopa
  • Tablets 125mg, 250mg, 500mg (£31.01 = 250mg three times a day)

Indications

Dose

  • Initially 250mg 2–3 times daily, increased gradually at intervals of at least 2 days, maximum 3g daily

Notes

  1. Women should stop methyldopa within two days of delivery after the birth and change to a different drug if required
Last updated: 11-02-2020

 

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