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Labekind 100mg Tablet

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Product introduction

Labekind 100mg Tablet is a medicine used for treating high blood pressure (hypertension) and heart-related chest pain (angina). It is also effective for treating high blood pressure in pregnancy. It lowers blood pressure and thus helps in preventing future stroke and heart attack.

Labekind 100mg Tablet should be taken with food. This medicine may be used alone or in combination with other medicines. Use it along with a healthy diet, regular exercise, and without smoking for best results. Since it can cause serious withdrawal effects, it should not be stopped abruptly.

Some common side effects of this medicine include hypersensitivity (rash, pruritus, angioedema), tingling sensation in scalp, heart failure, increased liver function tests, difficulty in utrination, erectile dysfunction, and drug fever. These side effects usually get better with time, however, if they persist or get worse, let your doctor know.


Uses of Labekind Tablet

Benefits of Labekind Tablet

In Angina (heart-related chest pain)

Labekind 100mg Tablet relaxes the blood vessels so that blood can flow more easily around your body and makes sure that your heart is getting a good supply of oxygen. This makes it less likely that you will suffer chest pain caused by angina. This medicine can help increase your ability to exercise and go about your daily life more easily by reducing the frequency of angina attacks. You should take it regularly and as long as it is prescribed for it to work effectively.

In Hypertension (high blood pressure)

Labekind 100mg Tablet works by blocking the effects of some chemicals on your heart and blood vessels. It slows down your heart rate and helps the heart to beat with less force. This effectively lowers blood pressure. It must be taken regularly as prescribed to be effective. You do not usually feel any direct benefit from taking this medicine, but it works in the long term to keep you well.

In Prevention of heart attack and stroke

If your blood pressure is controlled you are less at risk of having a heart attack or stroke. Labekind 100mg Tablet reduces the chances of heart diseases and helps you remain healthier for longer. Take it regularly and make appropriate lifestyle changes, such as eating healthy and staying active, to maximize the effectiveness of this medicine.

Side effects of Labekind Tablet

Most side effects do not require any medical attention and disappear as your body adjusts to the medicine. Consult your doctor if they persist or if you’re worried about them

Common side effects of Labekind

  • Dizziness
  • Ejaculation disorder
  • Breathlessness
  • Fever
  • Paresthesia (tingling or pricking sensation)
  • Difficulty in urination
  • Heart failure
  • Erectile dysfunction
  • Drug fever
  • Hypersensitivity
  • Abnormal liver function tests

How to use Labekind Tablet

Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Swallow it as a whole. Do not chew, crush or break it. Labekind 100mg Tablet is to be taken with food.

How Labekind Tablet works

Labekind 100mg Tablet is an alpha and beta blocker. It works by slowing down the heart rate and relaxing blood vessels which makes the heart more efficient at pumping blood around the body.

Safety advice

Alcohol
UNSAFE
It is unsafe to consume alcohol with Labekind 100mg Tablet.
Pregnancy
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Labekind 100mg Tablet may be unsafe to use during pregnancy. Although there are limited studies in humans, animal studies have shown harmful effects on the developing baby. Your doctor will weigh the benefits and any potential risks before prescribing it to you. Please consult your doctor.
Breast feeding
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Labekind 100mg Tablet is probably unsafe to use during breastfeeding. Limited human data suggests that the drug may pass into the breastmilk and harm the baby.
Driving
UNSAFE
Labekind 100mg Tablet may decrease alertness, affect your vision or make you feel sleepy and dizzy. Do not drive if these symptoms occur.
Kidney
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Labekind 100mg Tablet is safe to use in patients with kidney disease. No dose adjustment of Labekind 100mg Tablet is recommended.
However, talk to your doctor if you have any underlying kidney disease. Regular monitoring of blood pressure is recommended for better dose adjustment.
Liver
CAUTION
Labekind 100mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Labekind 100mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

What if you forget to take Labekind Tablet?

If you miss a dose of Labekind 100mg Tablet, take it as soon as possible. However, if it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and go back to your regular schedule. Do not double the dose.

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Quick tips

  • It should be taken with food.
  • Check your blood pressure 1 week after starting Labekind 100mg Tablet, and inform your doctor if it has not improved.
  • Labekind 100mg Tablet may cause dizziness or sleepiness. Do not drive or do anything requiring concentration until you know how it affects you.
  • It may cause you to feel lightheaded or weak especially when you stand up (orthostatic hypotension). Rise slowly if you have been sitting or lying down.
  • It is best to avoid drinking alcohol while taking Labekind 100mg Tablet as it may make the side effects worse.
  • Do not stop taking Labekind 100mg Tablet suddenly as it can cause your blood pressure to rise suddenly, thereby increasing the risk of heart attack and stroke.

Fact Box

Chemical Class
Salicylamide derivative
Habit Forming
No
Therapeutic Class
CARDIAC

Interaction with drugs

Taking Labekind with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
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FAQs

Q. Is Labekind 100mg Tablet safe?

Labekind 100mg Tablet is generally considered a safe medicine if it is taken as directed by the doctor. The side effects that result with use of Labekind 100mg Tablet occur during the first few weeks of treatment and disappear with time.

Q. Why is Labekind 100mg Tablet used in pregnancy?

It is important to appropriately treat high blood pressure in pregnancy. Studies have shown that poorly controlled high blood pressure in pregnancy can lead to an increased risk of certain birth defects, stillbirth, reduced growth of the baby within the womb, and premature birth. For some women with high blood pressure, treatment with Labekind 100mg Tablet in pregnancy might be considered to be the best option. Your doctor is the best person to help you decide what is right for you and your baby.

Q. Does Labekind 100mg Tablet cause itching?

Yes, itchy skin, a rash or tingly scalp are common side effects of Labekind 100mg Tablet. Speak to your doctor if the itchiness or rash gets worse or lasts for more than a week.

Q. Is it safe to use Labekind 100mg Tablet in patients with diabetes?

Diabetic patients while using Labekind 100mg Tablet should regularly check the blood sugar levels. Labekind 100mg Tablet may make it difficult to recognize the warning signs of low blood sugar such as shaking and a racing heartbeat. Consult your doctor if the blood sugar levels are reduced while taking Labekind 100mg Tablet.

Q. Does Labekind 100mg Tablet affect heart rate?

Labekind 100mg Tablet slows down your heart rate and makes it easier for your heart to pump blood around your body. Your doctor may regularly check your blood pressure and pulse (heart rate) during therapy to determine your response to the medicine.

Q. What can happen if I stop taking Labekind 100mg Tablet?

Do not stop taking Labekind 100mg Tablet without talking to your doctor. Stopping Labekind 100mg Tablet suddenly may cause serious heart problems such as angina (chest pain) or even a heart attack. If you need to stop taking Labekind 100mg Tablet, your doctor will reduce the dose slowly over 1 or 2 weeks.

Q. Will I need to stop taking Labekind 100mg Tablet before surgery?

Your doctor may advise you to stop taking Labekind 100mg Tablet for 24 hours before surgery. This is because Labekind 100mg Tablet can lower your blood pressure too much when its use is combined with some anesthetics. So, tell your doctor that you're taking Labekind 100mg Tablet if you're going to be put to sleep using a general anesthetic or are scheduled to have any kind of major operation.

Q. What happens on taking more than the recommended dose of Labekind 100mg Tablet?

Taking more than the recommended dose of Labekind 100mg Tablet can lead to a drop in blood pressure and slowing of the heart rate, difficulty breathing, or a drop in blood sugar, which can cause sweating or confusion. If you take too many tablets, tell your doctor immediately or contact the hospital emergency department nearest to you.

Q. How long does Labekind 100mg Tablet take to work?

If you are taking Labekind 100mg Tablet for high blood pressure, it may lower your BP within 1-3 hours of taking it. You may not feel any different, but this does not mean that the medicine is not working, and it is important to keep taking it. On the other hand, if you are taking it for angina, it will probably take a few days for the medicine to reduce the pain. You may still have chest pain during this time or it may get worse.
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