Aldomet (Methyldopa)

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Example: If you find a product on Canada Drugs Direct for $50.00 and find the same product for $40.00 at another mail order pharmacy, we will provide you with a $12.50 discount, bringing your total to $37.50.

To get the discount please make sure to mention the price match to the customer service team when they call to collect payment for your order. Or call toll free at 1-888-904-8467 to place the order through the phone.

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A generic drug is a copy of the brand-name drug with the same dosage, safety, strength, quality, consumption method, performance, and intended use. Before generics become available on the market, the generic company must prove it has the same active ingredients as the brand-name drug and works in the same way and in the same amount of time in the body.

The only differences between generics and their brand-name counterparts is that generics are less expensive and may look slightly different (eg. different shape or color), as trademarks laws prevent a generic from looking exactly like the brand-name drug.

Generics are less expensive because generic manufacturers don't have to invest large sums of money to develop a drug. When the brand-name patent expires, generic companies can manufacture a copy of the brand-name and sell it at a substantial discount.


Aldomet is a prescription medication for hypertension treatment. It works to reduce neurotransmitter concentrations in the brain to lower blood pressure and reduce risk of complications like heart problems, stroke, kidney damage, or vision loss from hypertension. Hardening of the arteries (atherosclerosis) and is the most serious of hypertension risks. Aldomet takes effect within 4-6 hours and is because it can be sedating for some people it should be taken in the evening.

You can buy Aldomet with a doctor’s prescription at your local pharmacy, but your best price for Aldomet medication is when ordering medication online from Canada Drugs Direct.


50 mg Aldomet taken 2 or 3 times a day in the first 48 hours as indicated in the prescription.

Dosage may be increased or decreased based on your physician’s directions, but intervals should not be less than 48 hours (2 days).


The active ingredient in Aldomet is Methyldopa.


Methyldopa may cause anemia (low number of red blood cells) and blood tests may be required before beginning on Aldomet. Periodic blood testing may be required when you are taking the medication too. Stop using Aldomet if treatment causes hemolytic anemia.

Aldomet may not be a fit for patients who have a history of liver disease and should be avoided in patients with active liver disease including acute hepatitis and active cirrhosis. Do not use Aldomet is you are undergoing kidney dialysis.

Aldomet may not be suitable for patients with a history of heart failure.

This medication may cause Edema (water retention causing leg swelling) or weight gain in some patients.

Patients with cerebrovascular disease should not use Aldomet.

Use of Aldomet may lead the patient to required reduced doses of anesthetics during surgical procedures because of the risk of hypotension (low blood pressure).


Dug interaction risks exist between Aldomet and certain other Rx medications or health supplements - monoamine oxidase inhibitors (MAOI) drugs like isocarboxazid (Marplan) / phenelzine (Nardil) / tranylcypromine (Parnate) / selegiline (Ensam, Elderpryl, Zelapar) / rasagiline (Azilect) / iron supplements like ferrous sulfate and ferrous gluconate.

It is important to advise your doctor of all medications you are currently taking before getting your prescription and proceeding to buy Aldomet.

Side Effects

Aldomet side effects are rare, but some users may experience drowsiness, weakness, or a persisting headache. Aldomet side effects that are severe or bad headaches should lead you to discontinue use and discuss other hypertension treatment alternatives with your doctor.

IMPORTANT NOTE: The above information is intended to increase awareness of health information and does not suggest treatment or diagnosis. This information is not a substitute for individual medical attention and should not be construed to indicate that use of the drug is safe, appropriate, or effective for you. See your health care professional for medical advice and treatment.

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