Alphadopa 500 Mg Tablet

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Alphadopa 500 mg Tablet is used to treat high blood pressure. Decreasing high blood pressure lowers the risk of heart attack and stroke. Buy now
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USA Brand Name

 Aldomet, Apo-Methyldopa, Dopamet



Generic Name



 Wockhardt, India

Alphadopa 500 Mg Tablet (Methyldopa)

What Is The Generic Name For Alphadopa 500 Mg Tablet:

Methyldopa is the generic version for Alphadopa 500 Mg Tablet

Which USA Brand is Equivalent To Alphadopa 500 Mg Tablet (Methyldopa):

  • Aldomet, Apo-Methyldopa, Dopamet

About Alphadopa 500 Mg Tablet (Methyldopa):

Alphadopa 500 Mg Tablet contains an active ingredient, methyldopa 250 mg used for the treatment of Hypertension. You may buy it from all the leading pharmacy, medical supply stores, drugstores and and can be given by doctor’s prescription only.


Wockhardt (India) is one of the leading pharmaceutical companies which manufacture Alphadopa 500 Mg Tablet. It can be purchased from our online pharmacy.


Alphadopa 500 Mg Tablet includes an active ingredient, Methyldopa 250 mg and is available in the various strengths and substitutes at all the leading pharmacy, drugstores, and medical supply stores.

What Are The Uses Of The Alphadopa 500 Mg Tablet (Methyldopa):

Alphadopa 500 Mg Tablet is used in the treatment of:

  • Hypertension

How Alphadopa 500 Mg Tablet (Methyldopa) Works:

Methyldopa is actual constituent in Alphadopa which relaxes the blood vessels making heart more efficient at pumping blood to the body.

Before You Use Alphadopa 500 Mg Tablet (Methyldopa):

Make sure that:

  • You are not allergic to it
  • You do not take alcohol
  • Your doctor knows about your Surgeries, Diseases, Pre-existing disease and Medications, Food Habits, Supplements, etc.)

What Should You Avoid While Taking Alphadopa 500 Mg Tablet (Methyldopa):

You should avoid:

  • Taking alcohol
  • Driving or Machine Operating Jobs
  • Taking Medicines without prescriptions

When Not To Use Alphadopa 500 Mg Tablet (Methyldopa):

You should avoid Alphadopa 500 Mg Tablet if you:

  • Have ever noticed any Allergy/Hypersensitivity to it
  • Have narrow-angle glaucoma
  • Are suffering from malignant melanoma or skin cancer or you have any unusual moles
  • Have severe Mental Disorder
  • Have Heart and Blood Pressure Problems
  • Have Severe Liver/Kidney/Lung/Endocrine Problems
  • Have gone through any Surgical/Dental Procedure
  • Are Pregnant/Conceiving
  • You should always consult your doctor for suitable and effective treatment

Tell Your Doctor If You:

  • Have Allergy to it
  • Have any Intestinal/Stomach Disease
  • Have Hallucinations (Seeing, Hearing or Feeling Non-Existent Things)
  • Have Dyskinesia (Uncontrolled Limb Movement)
  • Have Sleepiness or Sudden Episodes of Falling Asleep
  • Have Vision Impairment
  • Have Psychosis (Comparable to Schizophrenia)
  • Have Severe Heart or Blood Vessel Disease
  • Have Any Kidney/Liver Disease
  • Are Pregnant/Breastfeeding
  • Are having other Diseases, Drugs or Therapies


Alphadopa 500 Mg Tablet contains Methyldopa, which is used in the treatment of Hypertension. Alphadopa 500 Mg Tablet is available in various strengths and substitutes and should be given on prescription only. You should always ask  your doctor for the frequency and duration of the dosage as age and severity of the disease differ from person to person.

Adults are advised to take Alphadopa 500 Mg Tablet at a fixed time, with or without food. Do not consume the larger or smaller amounts than Prescribed. It is not recommended for use in children.

How Much Of The Alphadopa 500 Mg Tablet (Methyldopa) to Be Used:

Patients are always advised to follow their doctor’s prescriptions and instructions to take Alphadopa 500 Mg Tablet.  

How To Take The Alphadopa 500 Mg Tablet (Methyldopa):

Alphadopa 500 Mg Tablet dose must be taken at a fixed time with or without food. You must swallow the tablet as a whole with water without chewing or crushing it.

For How Long Should You Continue Using Alphadopa 500 Mg Tablet (Methyldopa)

You are always advised to take Alphadopa 500 Mg Tablet as prescribed by your doctor. You are not advised to take it in the larger amount or for too longer time than recommended.


Contact your doctor immediately if you suspect an Overdose.

Missed Dose:

A missed dose of Alphadopa 500 Mg Tablet should be taken as soon as you remember. Skip the dose if it is the time for the next dose. Do not double the dose for next time if you missed once.

What Are The Side Effects Of The Alphadopa 500 Mg Tablet (Methyldopa)

  • Nausea
  • Neuroleptic malignant syndrome
  • Panic attacks
  • Altered behavior
  • Mood changes
  • Altered sleep
  • Burning sensation of tongue
  • Confusion
  • Convulsion
  • Dizziness
  • Drowsiness
  • Fever
  • Dry Mouth
  • Headache
  • Frequent dreams
  • Hallucination
  • Increased sweating
  • Tachycardia
  • Irregular heart rate
  • Tremor
  • Vomiting
  • Worsening of tremor
  • Muscle stiffness

What Are The Common Drug Interactions:

Few medicines have been reported to interact with Alphadopa 500 Mg Tablet which can produce some adverse effects or cause your drug not to work properly. You should always tell your doctor if you are on Vitamins, other Drugs or Herbal Supplements. It interacts with the following medicines:

  • Clozapine
  • Monoamine Oxidase Inhibitors
  • Iron-containing products

It interacts with few diseased conditions like:

  • Mood Disorders
  • This medication also interferes with certain laboratory tests
  • Coombs Test

Warning And Precaution:

Alphadopa 500 Mg Tablet should be used very cautiously in:

  • Impaired Liver/Renal Function
  • Bleeding Disorders
  • Anemia
  • Hypersensitivity
  • Consult your doctor to get best possible treatment and dosage adjustment according to the need.

Things To Remember:

  • Take medicine with high protein diets such as cottage cheese, Swiss cheese, protein powder, eggs and milk
  • You should eat healthy (low-fat, high-fibre, low-sodium diet), quit smoking, limit alcohol intake, increase your physical activities, balance your weight, and reduce stress
  • You should go for regular blood pressure and liver function tests
  • Keep out of reach of children
  • Always consult your doctor if you have any doubt regarding dose, time, and strength of the Tablet


Alphadopa 500 Mg Tablet may cause urine appears dark in color, such as red, brown, or black which is not a harmful side effect, but it may cause staining of clothes

Do not stop taking Alphadopa 500 Mg Tablet suddenly or do not take it for longer than recommended by your physician


Store it at room temperature in dark and dry place. Make sure the strip of the tablets should be intact and not damaged.

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