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Read user comments about the side effects, benefits, and effectiveness of methyldopa Oral.

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27 Total User Reviews

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Condition: High Blood Pressure
6/4/2014 9:19:19 PM

Reviewer: kmilz, 25-34 Female on Treatment for 6 months to less than 1 year (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
I seem to be alone in this, but I suffered no side effects except the decreased blood pressure. My nephrologist put me on it for the duration of my first pregnancy, and I have taken it for 2 more months while trying to conceive again. No problems!

Condition: High Blood Pressure
5/12/2013 7:12:23 PM

Reviewer: Dots, 25-34 Female on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 1

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
Started taking this because it was safe to get pregnant on. Within a month of taking it I was sleeping between 16-20 hours a day and could barely keep myself awake. This caused lots of muscle and joint pain and ultimately very painful chest pain. After getting the chest pain, I stopped taking it. A couple days later, I went to the ER where they diagnosed me with atypical chest pain. (Inflamed ster ... Show Full Comment

Condition: High Blood Pressure
4/20/2013 10:33:23 PM

Reviewer: 55-64 Female on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 2

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 3

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
feet/ankle/leg swelling

Condition: High Blood Pressure
3/21/2013 4:25:16 PM

Reviewer: Redtbar, 25-34 Female on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 3

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 1

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
I just started this yesterday. 250mg 2x daily. I am tired and very sick to my stomach. The pharmacy said to give it a couple of days. I have not called my doctor yet I am still not sure. We are trying to conceive so I was told this is my only route.

Condition: High Blood Pressure
9/8/2011 1:23:51 AM

Reviewer: mommy, 25-34 Female on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 2

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 3

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
This medicine was terrible I had every side effect and it did not control my BP I would not recommend it to anyone I spent more time in the ER and the hospital for serious side effects then I did at home while I was taking it.

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