Antihypertensive vs Methyldopa - What's the difference?

antihypertensive | methyldopa |


As nouns the difference between antihypertensive and methyldopa

is that antihypertensive is an agent that prevents or counteracts hypertension while methyldopa is a psychoactive drug used as a sympatholytic or antihypertensive.

As an adjective antihypertensive

is preventing or counteracting hypertension.

antihypertensive

English

Noun

(en noun)
  • an agent that prevents or counteracts hypertension
  • Adjective

    (head)
  • preventing or counteracting hypertension
  • methyldopa

    English

    Noun

    (-) (wikipedia methyldopa)
  • A psychoactive drug used as a sympatholytic or antihypertensive.