ALDOMET Reviews

Average Rating: 2.2 (7 Ratings)

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 ANTIHYPERTENSIVES

 Type: Brand name discontinued; available as generic
  

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RATING  REASONSIDE EFFECTS FOR ALDOMETCOMMENTSSEXAGEDURATION/
DOSAGE
DATE ADDED
 
 1  High blood pressure Constipation, severe sinus congestion, swelling of feet, knees and hands, water retention, confusion, brain fog, dry skin, hair loss and change in hair texture, dry eyes, anxiety, depression One of the worst drugs I have ever taken. Could never get sinuses cleared while on it. Constant stuffy nose and head pressure. Constipation was horrible. Brain fog and anxiety were debilitating. This drug works on brain function and the effects are scary. Thought I needed antidepressant but anxiety and confusion halted once the drug was stopped. Tried to take several times since I am sensitive to so many drugs. Never again. Has robbed me enough of my life. F 58 7 months
500 1X D
3/8/2021
 3  High blood pressure It wasn't consistent with helping me with my blood pressure, it will lower my bp to normal sometimes and it will not sometimes F 33 1 years
250MG 2X D
7/11/2020
 1  Pregnancy-induced hypertension Managed BP good while pregnant, saw minimal side effects then other than fatigue. DO NOT STAY ON THIS MEDICINE FOR TOO LONG! Was left on it while breastfeeding, have suffered peripheral neuropathy and Parkinson's-like side effects. Muscle weakness, numbness throughout body, could hardly walk for a while. Kept me from losing weight. Can deplete CoQ10, which is important for the body!!! And can lower blood pressure. See the connection? F 27 1 years
150 mg 2x
1/23/2016
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 2  pre hypertentsion / high blood pres None that I'm aware of, although slight gain weight (4 lbs) I kept giving it a chance because of dr's. belief in the product but after 6 months and not ANY decrease in blood pressure I decided to stop taking it. F 41 6 months
30 mg 1X D
10/29/2010
 4  High BP Really Tired and Dizzy hoping it will go away I took it during pregnancy a couple of years back bp was 175/100 and It lowered it 130/80. Was wonderful while I was pregnant. But now seeming to make me really sleepy But it does work! F 28
1/28/2010
 2  Hypertension Weight Gain, Increase appetite I've been on Adlomet for about 6 days and my appetite has increased tremendously. I wake up in the middle of the night rushing to the fridge to eat. I think i have gained 5lbs in the past 6 days. I am not comfortable taking this medication and I am going to talk to my doctor F 27 6 days
11/26/2007
 3  high blood pressure dizzy,tingling in hands and feet F 38
6/11/2007
  

ALDOMET  (METHYLDOPA):  This medication is used alone or with other medications to treat high blood pressure (hypertension). Lowering high blood pressure helps prevent strokes, heart attacks, and kidney problems. Methyldopa works by relaxing blood vessels so blood can flow more easily.   (Sources: U.S. Centers for Medicare Services, FDA)

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