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    Who should not take methyldopa-hydrochlorothiazide?

    Check with your physician if you have any of the following:


    Depression, Parkinson Symptoms, Absence of Urine Formation, Acid Base Problem with Low Chloride and Basic pH Blood, Angina, Chronic Heart Failure, Severe Disorder of the Blood Vessels of the Brain, Hardening of the Liver, Unconsciousness Resulting from Liver Cell Deterioration, Active Inflammation of the Liver, Liver Problems, Severe Liver Disease, Acute Inflammation of the Pancreas, Kidney Disease, Systemic Lupus Erythematosus, Yellowing of the Skin in a Newborn Child, Visible Water Retention, High Amount of Uric Acid in the Blood, Azotemia, High Blood Sugar, secondary angle-closure glaucoma, Decreased Blood Volume, pheochromocytoma, Diabetes, Increased Activity of the Parathyroid Gland, Sympathectomy, High Cholesterol, Gout, Low Amount of Magnesium in the Blood, High Amount of Calcium in the Blood, Low Amount of Sodium in the Blood, Extreme Loss of Body Water, Low Amount of Potassium in the Blood, Porphyria, Destruction of Red Blood Cells by Body's Own Antibodies, Anemia



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