methyldopate

methyldopate

 [meth″il-do´pāt]
an ethyl ester of methyldopa; its hydrochloride salt is given by intravenous infusion for acute hypertensive crisis.

methyldopate

/meth·yl·do·pate/ (-do´pāt) the ethyl ester of methyldopa; its hydrochloride salt is used as an antihypertensive.
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Since its acquisition, Gensia Laboratories has received 11 ANDA approvals to market nine intravenous drugs including aminophylline, dopamine, gentamicin, glycopyrrolate, methyldopate, metoclopramide, sodium nitroprusside, SMX/TMP and tobramycin.