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Methyldopa MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Methyldopa
Tree Number(s)
D02.092.311.200.538
D02.455.426.559.389.657.166.175.200.538
D12.125.072.050.685.400.600
D12.125.072.050.875.130.600
Unique ID
D008750
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D008750
Scope Note
An alpha-2 adrenergic agonist that has both central and peripheral nervous system effects. Its primary clinical use is as an antihypertensive agent.
Entry Term(s)
Aldomet
Alphamethyldopa
Apo-Methyldopa
Dopamet
Dopegit
Dopegyt
Dopergit
Hydopa
Meldopa
Methyldopate
Nu-Medopa
Sembrina
alpha-Methyl-L-Dopa
alpha-Methyldopa
Pharm Action
Antihypertensive Agents
Sympatholytics
Adrenergic alpha-2 Receptor Agonists
Registry Number
56LH93261Y
Related Numbers
2579Z4P04J
555-30-6
CAS Type 1 Name
L-Tyrosine, 3-hydroxy-alpha-methyl-
NLM Classification #
QV 150
Public MeSH Note
65; ALPHAMETHYLDOPA was see METHYLDOPA 1977-94
Online Note
use METHYLDOPA to search ALPHAMETHYLDOPA 1977-94
History Note
65(63); ALPHAMETHYLDOPA was see METHYLDOPA 1977-94
Date Established
1965/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2018/07/02
Methyldopa Preferred
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