Methyldopa

In the US, Methyldopa (methyldopa systemic) is a member of the drug class antiadrenergic agents, centrally acting and is used to treat High Blood Pressure and Hypertensive Emergency.

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Scheme

Rec.INN

CAS registry number (Chemical Abstracts Service)

0000555-30-6

Chemical Formula

C10-H13-N-O4

Molecular Weight

211

Therapeutic Categories

Antihypertensive agent

Antisympathotonic agent

Chemical Name

L-Tyrosine, 3-hydroxy-α-methyl-

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TermDefinition
BANBritish Approved Name
DCFDénomination Commune Française
DCITDenominazione Comune Italiana
ISInofficial Synonym
JANJapanese Accepted Name
OSOfficial Synonym
PHPharmacopoeia Name
Rec.INNRecommended International Nonproprietary Name (World Health Organization)
USANUnited States Adopted Name

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