COVID-19 SERVICE UPDATE – JANUARY 2021

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Shipping Update

We are now seeing improvements in our shipping times. However, things are not yet back to normal and there are still some delays occurring.

Our normal shipping time averages 1 - 2 weeks. Shipments may potentially take an additional 2 – 4 weeks to arrive, depending on the source country of your order. Shipments from the United Kingdom and Canada are generally quicker than from other countries.

Please note that these times are averages and individual shipping times will vary. We highly recommend that you place your order at least 2 – 4 weeks or more ahead of your normal reorder time to avoid running out of your medication.

These delays are temporary, and we thank the shipping and delivery personnel who are working hard for all of us during this global crisis.

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Aldomet
(Methyldopa)

Prescription Settings Edit

Brand Name Choices

Aldomet 250mg
Aldomet 250mg

Methyldopa

Manufactured by Sigma Pharmaceuticals

Product of United Kingdom

Dispensed by a licensed pharmacy in the United Kingdom

Prescription Required

Parallel Import

Aldomet 500mg
Aldomet 500mg

Methyldopa

Manufactured by Sigma Pharmaceuticals

Product of United Kingdom

Dispensed by a licensed pharmacy in the United Kingdom

Prescription Required

Parallel Import

Generic Choices

Methyldopa 125mg
Methyldopa 125mg

Generic Equivalent of Aldomet 125mg

Manufactured by AA Pharma

Product of Canada

Dispensed by an approved Canadian pharmacy partner

Prescription Required

Methyldopa 500mg
Methyldopa 500mg

Generic Equivalent of Aldomet 500mg

Manufactured by AA Pharma

Product of Canada

Dispensed by an approved Canadian pharmacy partner

Prescription Required

What Aldomet is and what it is used for

Aldomet contains the active substance called methyldopa. This belongs to a group of medicines called ‘antihypertensives’. Methyldopa is changed inside your body to a natural substance that lowers blood pressure. Your doctor has prescribed Aldomet to treat high blood pressure (hypertension).

How to take Aldomet

Always take Aldomet exactly as your doctor has told you. Check with your doctor or pharmacist if you are not sure. Taking this medicine You should take this medicine by mouth and exactly as advised by your doctor or pharmacist. The amount you take each day will depend upon your condition. It is very important to continue taking Aldomet for as long as your doctor has prescribed. Do not take more or less than your doctor has prescribed. The usual doses of Aldomet are: Adults
• The usual starting dose for the first two days is 250 mg two or three times a day.
• Your doctor may then change your dose depending on how you respond.
• You should not take more than 3000 mg in a day. The elderly
• The usual starting dose will not be more than 250 mg each day.
• Your doctor may then slowly increase the dose.
• You should not usually take more than 2000 mg in a day. Children The doctor will work out the number of tablets. The dose is based on the weight of the child.
• The usual starting dose is 10 mg for each kg of body-weight each day.
• This dose is taken in two to four doses during the day.
• Your doctor may then change the dose, depending on how the child responds.
• A child will not usually take more than 65 mg for each kg (or 3000 mg a day), whichever is less. If you take more Aldomet than you should If you take too many tablets by mistake, contact your doctor immediately or seek medical attention. If you forget to take Aldomet
• If you forget to take a dose, just carry on with the next dose as normal.
• Do not take a double dose to make up for a forgotten dose. If you stop taking Aldomet Do not stop taking Aldomet without talking to your doctor. If you have any further questions on the use of this product, ask your doctor or pharmacist.

Possible side effects

Like all medicines, Aldomet can cause side effects, although not everybody gets them. Contact your doctor IMMEDIATELY if you have any of the following side effects as they are serious and require medical attention:
• an allergic reaction – symptoms such as shortness of breath, skin rash or itching, hives, swelling of your lips, face or tongue, chills or
• fever or painful joints
• chest pain, slow heart rate, existing angina made worse, problems with the electrical current in the heart (AV block)
• severe skin reactions (such as painful reddening, followed by blistering and peeling of layers of skin)
• liver problems, including jaundice and hepatitis
•signs include yellowing of your skin and eyes, sometimes with a fever, pale stools and dark urine
• pain in the gut and diarrhoea caused by inflammation of the bowel (colitis)
• severe pain in the gut and back caused by inflammation of the pancreas (pancreatitis). The following reactions have also been reported: Blood:
• reduction in red blood cells (anaemia) – this can make your skin pale and make you weak or breathless
• abnormal blood test causing symptoms such as pale skin, tiredness, fever and sore throat
• bruising and prolonged bleeding after injury
• your medicine may alter the numbers and types of your blood cells and cause a rise in urea in the blood Nervous system:
• feeling sleepy or tired
•this may happen at the start of treatment or when the dose is increased, and usually goes away
• headache or feeling weak – this may happen at the start of treatment and usually goes away
• pins and needles
• being unable to move part of your face (paralysis)
• having movements you cannot control
• Parkinsonism – with symptoms such as tremor, a decrease in body movements with an inability to move your muscles
• confusion
• frequent dizziness or fainting
• dizziness due to low blood pressure and light-headedness (particularly when standing up quickly) Nose and chest:
• nasal stuffiness Stomach and gut:
• feeling sick
• being sick
• abdominal pain
• feeling bloated
• constipation
• excess wind
• diarrhoea
• dry mouth
• sore or black tongue Skin and hair:
• skin rash or peeling skin Joints and muscles:
• painful and/or swollen joints
• muscle pains Infections:
• swelling of salivary glands General:
• water retention causing swelling and weight gain
• fever Sexual:
• breast enlargement
• breast development in men
• loss of periods in women
• abnormal production of milk
• changes in sexual function such as impotence and not being able to ejaculate
• decreased sex drive Psychiatric:
• mental changes, including nightmares or depression
• delusions and paranoia
•which will stop when you stop taking this medicine Laboratory tests:
• Your doctor may need to carry out simple blood tests during the first few months of therapy with Aldomet. Results could show:
• a decrease in blood cell production
• an increase in some white blood cells
• abnormal levels of prolactin Aldomet may also interfere with the interpretation of certain blood and urine tests. If you get any side effects, talk to your doctor or pharmacist. This includes any possible side effects not listed in this leaflet. You can also report side effects directly via the Yellow Card Scheme at: www.mhra.gov.uk/yellowcard. By reporting side effects, you can help provide more information on the safety of this medicine.

How to Store Aldomet

Keep out of the reach and sight of children. Do not use the medicine past the expiry date which is stated on the side of the carton after 'Exp'. The expiry date refers to the last day of that month. Do not store above 25°C. Blisters: Store in the original package in order to protect from light. Bottles: Keep the container tightly closed in order to protect from light. Medicines should not be disposed of via wastewater or household waste. Ask your pharmacist how to dispose of medicines no longer required. These measures will help to protect the environment.

Fast Shipping

2 to 3 weeks on average

The average shipping time is 2 weeks in North America and 4 weeks internationally. We offer free shipping on all orders shipped to North America. Shipping is a flat rate of $20.00 for all other countries.

Price Match Guarantee

If you have been prescribed medication by your doctor and cannot afford the high price at your local pharmacy, Medix Pharmacy is the solution for you. All orders are backed with a price match and satisfaction guarantee.

Your Trusted Pharmacy Referral Service

Medix Pharmacy is an international pharmacy referral service. With a network of licensed pharmacy partners in Canada, United Kingdom, Australia, and New Zealand, we are able to help you lower the costs of your medications.

Our pharmacy partners are all thoroughly vetted and qualified to ensure that the medication you receive is cost effective, safe and effective. Because we only work with licensed pharmacies, you can rest assured that your medication is safe, effective, and genuine.

  • Free standard delivery to your door, to any international address
  • Option to add Tracked Deliveries
  • Handy reminders to re-order so you do not run out
  • Professional & Knowledgeable Customer Services Team
  • Save time, with no need for repeated trips to your physician or local drugstore

With a dedicated customer service team, free standard shipping, and a record of providing significant saving for our customers, we believe that you do not need to compromise quality or safety in your search for value.

If you are unable to find your prescribed medicine on our website, please fill out the form below and we will confirm pricing and availability within 1 business day. You may also call us at 1-866-500-6633 and one of our patient care representatives will be happy to assist you.