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Methyldopa is a medication that is sometimes used to control hypertension; however, it is not a first-line treatment due to the various health risks associated with its use.
There is some evidence that methyldopa might impair the body's ability to manufacture the substance coenzyme Q
Iron supplements can interfere with the absorption of methyldopa, so make sure you do not take iron during the 2 hours before or after your methyldopa dose. 2,3
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