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LAB 100MG TABLET

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Composition for LAB (AKUMENTIS)

Labetalol(100 mg)

food interaction for LAB (AKUMENTIS)

alcohol interaction for LAB (AKUMENTIS)

pregnancy interaction for LAB (AKUMENTIS)

lactation interaction for LAB (AKUMENTIS)

food
alcohol
pregnancy
lactation
It is better to take Lab 100mg tablet with food.
Taking Labetalol and alcohol may have additive effects in lowering your blood pressure. You may experience headache, dizziness, lightheadedness, fainting, and/or changes in pulse or heart rate.
UNSAFE
Lab 100mg tablet may be unsafe to use during pregnancy.
Animal studies have shown adverse effects on the foetus, however, there are limited human studies. The benefits from use in pregnant women may be acceptable despite the risk. Please consult your doctor.
WEIGH RISKS VS. BENEFITS
Unknown. Human and animal studies are not available. Please consult your doctor.

SALT INFORMATION for LAB (AKUMENTIS)

Labetalol(100 mg)

Uses

Lab 100mg tablet is used in the treatment of angina (chest pain), arrhythmias (abnormal heart beat), heart attack and increased blood pressure .

How it works

Lab 100mg tablet belongs to a class of medication called beta-blockers. It relaxes the blood vessels and reduces heart rate to improve the blood flow and decrease the blood pressure.

Common side effects

Nausea, Pain, Numbness, Heart failure, Psoriasis, Blurred vision, Cardiac arrest, Cramping pain, Decreased blood pressure, Depression, Dizziness, Shortness of breath, Asthma, Difficulty in urination, Fatigue, Fever, Headache, Increased potassium level in blood, Impotence, Inability to empty the urinary bladder, Itching, Limb swelling, Loss of muscle mass, Nose bleed, Nose pain, Sore throat, Rash, Tachycardia, Tingling sensation, Vomiting, Weakness, Worsening of heart failure, Yellow discoloration of skin, Yellow discoloration of eye

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Expert advice for LAB (AKUMENTIS)

  • Labetalol may cause dizziness and lightheadedness. To avoid this, get up slowly after sitting or lying down.
  • The Labetalol may affect your blood sugar and cover up the symptoms of low blood sugar if you have diabetes.
  • Labetalol may reduce blood flow to your hands and feet, causing them to feel cold. Smoking may worsen this effect. Dress warmly and avoid the use of tobacco.
  • Consult your doctor whether to continue Labetalol before any scheduled surgery.
  • It is not the first-choice treatment for high blood pressure according to the latest guidelines, except if you have a heart failure or heart disease.
  • Adults over the age of 65 may be at greater risk for the side-effects.
  • Your doctor may recommend a change in the lifestyle to lower your blood pressure. It may include:
     
    • Maintain a normal body weight (body mass index, 18.5-24.9 kg/m2).
    • Consume fruits, vegetables, low-fat dairy products, and reduce saturated-total fat.
    • Reduce daily dietary sodium intake as much as possible, ideally to 65 mmol/day (1.5 g/day sodium or 3.8 g/day sodium chloride).
    • Regular aerobic physical activity (at least 30 minutes/day, most days of the week).
    • Limit alcohol consumption to less than or equal to 2 drinks per day (1oz or 30ml ethanol eg 24oz beer, 10 oz wine, or 3 oz 80-proof whiskey).

Frequently asked questions for LAB (AKUMENTIS)

Labetalol

Q.Is labetalol a blood thinner/ diuretic/ vasodilator/ water pill/ addictive?
Labetalol is not a blood thinner/ diuretic/ vasodilator/ water pill/ addictive. It is a beta blocker used for reduction of blood pressure

Q.Can I take labetalol with ibuprofen/ tylenol/ benadryl/ aspirin/ tums/ paracetamol/ aleve/ Sudafed/ phentermine?
Labetalol is not known to interact with Benadryl (anti-allergy)/ tums (antacid)/ Sudafed (cough medication)/ phentermine (appetite suppressant). Labetalol is known to interact with ibuprofen (pain killer)/ tylenol (pain killer) / aspirin (pain killer)/ paracetamol/ aleve (pain killer). Labetalol interacts with a variety of drugs and hence the doctor's advice must be strictly followed on taking any drug along with it

Q.Does labetalol cause blood sugar/weight gain/affect heart rate/insomnia/weight loss/ constipation/ frequent urination?
Labetalol is known to cause blood sugar/ weight gain/ affect heart rate. It is not usually known to cause insomnia/ weight loss/ constipation/ frequent urination. If any side effect is observed while on therapy with labetalol please inform the doctor immediately.

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Content on this page was last updated on 07 May, 2014, by Dr. Varun Gupta (MD Pharmacology)