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Definition of "methyldopa" []

  • A drug, C10H13NO4, used in the treatment of high blood pressure. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "methyldopa" in a sentence
  • "Some common medications, such as phenothiazines, imipramine, methyldopa, and reserpine, will also raise prolactin levels, as will excessive stress."
  • "And Serpasil and Largostil and Stelazine and Resteclin and Librax and Clonidine and Fiorinal and Inderal and Inocid and Aristocort cream and Neocortef and Zyloprim and Butazolidin and Bactra and Septra and phenylbutazone and methyldopa and allopurinol and hydrochlorothiazide."
  • "Many drugs prescribed for high blood pressure (hypertension) contain methydopa or methyldopa."