Dopegit - Medications for high blood pressure.

Pharmacological action

Dopegit hypotensive action is due to its ability to lower heart rate, reduce blood minute volume and total peripheral vascular resistance.

The active ingredient of the drug - methyldopa.

Reviews dopegit suggest that the drug is characterized by "withdrawal".

Maximum pressure reduction observed after 4-6ch. after applying dopegit. The effect persists for another 1-2sut. The first dose of the drug can cause a brief hypertension.

Product form

Dopegit release tablets.


According to the instructions dopegit used in the treatment of arterial hypertension mild to moderate severity.

Noting the positive effect of the dopegit in pregnancy (after the birth of the state of children of mothers who took the drug was better than those born in those who did not take).

When lactation dopegit appoint special indications.

Instructions for use Dopegita

Adults are starting to take the tablets in the evening with dopegit dosage 250mg and continue to the first two days.

Every next two days increase the dose of 250mg (until the expected marked hypotensive effect).

 Dopegit pills
 The maximum permitted daily dose - 2g. In combination therapy, where the other antihypertensive agents involved, according to the instructions dopegit, the dose should not exceed 500 mg.

For children, the initial dose is 10mg dopegit per kilogram of body weight of the child. Divide it is usually 2-4 reception. Children's daily dose - 65mg / kg.

Dosage dopegit during pregnancy is strictly individual, determined by the attending physician.

Older patients dopegit begin to 125mg with one or two p / day. For their daily dose of 2g, divided into two stages.

side effects

Judging by the reviews of dopegit, its use can cause drowsiness and fatigue, lethargy, parkinsonism, facial paralysis, paresthesia, staggering when walking, horioatetoidnye spontaneous movements, headache, dizziness.

They may also develop orthostatic hypertension, peripheral edema, bradycardia, worsening symptoms of heart failure, increased angina, flushing of the upper body, myocarditis and pericarditis (rare).

Reported sightings and glossalgia, nausea, colitis, vomiting, dryness of the mouth, diarrhea, pancreatitis, hepatotoxicity, jaundice, increased activity of hepatic transaminases, hemolytic anemia, thrombocytopenia, myalgia, leukopenia, agranulocytosis, arthralgia, gynecomastia, galactorrhea, hyperprolactinemia, decreased libido and potency, amenorrhea, fever, Lyell's syndrome, rash, rash, nasal congestion, inflammation of the salivary glands, positive direct Coombs test


You can not assign dopegit concurrently with MAO inhibitors (used to treat depression), levodopa (used for Parkinson's disease).

Dopegit contraindicated in hemolytic anemia, hypersensitivity, acute hepatitis, kidney and liver failure, cirrhosis, systemic diseases of connective tissue, depression, acute myocardial infarction, Parkinson's disease, pheochromocytoma, coronary atherosclerosis and vascular brain.

Dopegit lactation prescribed with caution (the drug released into the milk), as well as patients with diencephalic syndrome, acute left ventricular failure, hepatitis in the patient.