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Methyldopate hydrochloride [levo-3-(3,4-dihydroxyphenyl)-2-methylalanine, ethyl ester hydrochloride] is the ethyl ester of methyldopa, supplied as the hydrochloride salt with a molecular weight of 275.73. Methyldopate hydrochloride is more soluble and stable in solution than methyldopa and is the preferred form for intravenous use. Methyldopate hydrochloride is an alpha adrenergic agonist that has both central and peripheral nervous system effects. Its primary clinical use is as an antihypertensive agent.   NCATS

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$0.0908 - $0.1853
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2-amino-3-(3,4-dihydroxy-phenyl)-2- methyl-propionic acid(catechol metabolite) | 3-hydroxy-alpha-methyl-l-tyrosine | aldochlor | aldomet | aldomine | alpha medopa | (-)-alpha-methyl-3,4-dihydroxyphenylalanine | alphamethyldopa | alpha methyldopa | alpha-methyldopa | alpha-methyl dopa | alpha-methyl-l-dopa | amd | anhydrous methyldopa | dopamet | l-alpha-methyldopa | lederdopa | l-methyl dopa | medomet | metalpha 250 | metalpha 500 | methyldopa | methyl dopa | methyldopa anhydrous | methyldopa (levorotatory) | methyldopa (racemic) | metyldopa | mk-351 | (s)-(-)-alpha-methyldopa | α-methyl dopa | α-methyl-l-dopa


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