Sardopa 250 is a medicine used in the treatment of high blood pressure (hypertension). Lowering the blood pressure helps prevent future heart attack and... View More
Uses of Sardopa 250
Side effects of Sardopa 250
How to use Sardopa 250
Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Swallow it as a whole. Do not chew, crush or break it. Sardopa 250 may be taken w... View More
How Sardopa 250 works
Sardopa 250 is an alpha-2 agonist. It works by relaxing blood vessels which makes the heart more efficient at pumping blood around the body.
What if you forget to take Sardopa 250?
If you miss a dose of Sardopa 250, take it as soon as possible. However, if it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and go back to yo... View More
May be taken with or without food.
Oral Hypertension Adult: Monotherapy: Initially, 250 mg bid-tid for 2 days; adjust at intervals of at least 2 days according to response. Maintenance:... View More
Oral Hypertension Child: <12 yr Initially, 10 mg/kg or 300 mg/m2 daily in 2-4 divided doses; adjust at intervals of at least 2 days according to respo... View More
Renal Impairment Adjust dosage frequency with renal impairment CrCl >50 mL/min: q8hr CrCl 10-50 mL/min: q8-12hr CrCl <10 mL/min: q12-24hr
Active liver disease (e.g. acute hepatitis, active cirrhosis) or depression. Concomitant use w/ MAOIs.
Mode of Action
Methyldopa stimulates alpha 2-adrenoceptors which results in reduced sympathetic tone and fall in BP.
Patient w/ history of haemolytic anaemia, liver disease or depression; parkinsonism, hepatic porphyria. Not intended for the treatment of phaeochromocyt... View More
Drowsiness, orthostatic hypotension, nausea, headache, weakness, fatigue, decreased libido, impotence, impaired concentration and memory, mild psychoses... View More
Reduced hypotensive effects with phenothiazines, TCAs and possibly, amphetamines. Additive hypotensive effects with levodopa; psychosis may also occur. ... View More
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