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.

 

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Coenzyme Q10 (CoQ10)  

Supplementation Possibly Helpful

There is some evidence that methyldopa might impair the body's ability to manufacture the substance coenzyme Q 10 (CoQ 10 ). 1 Taking CoQ 10 supplements might make sense as a general precaution, but no specific benefit has been established.

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Iron  

Take at a Different Time of Day

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