Labetol Injection

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Composition for Labetol NA Injection

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4 ml in 1 vial
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Medicine Overview of Labetol Injection

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Uses of Labetol Injection

Labetol Injection is used in the treatment of hypertension and chest pain (Angina).
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Side effects of Labetol Injection

Common

Fatigue, Headache, Dizziness, Decreased blood pressure.

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How to use Labetol Injection

Your doctor or nurse will give you this medicine. Kindly do not self administer.

How Labetol Injection works

Labetol injection 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.

In Depth Information on Labetol Injection

Expert advice for Labetol Injection

  • May cause dizziness in the first few days.
  • Check your blood pressure 1 week after starting Labetol, and inform your doctor if it hasn't improved.
  • May cause fatigue and erectile dysfunction.
  • Can hide symptoms of low blood sugar. Be careful if you're diabetic.
  • Should not be discontinued abruptly as it may increase the chances of a heart attack or other heart problems.
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Warnings
Special precautions for Labetol Injection
Alcohol
CAUTION
Taking Labetalol and alcohol may have additive effects in lo
wering your blood pressure. You may experience headache, dizziness, lightheadedness, fainting, and/or changes in pulse or heart rate.
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Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Labetol Injection 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.
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Lactation
Labetol Injection is probably safe to use during lactation.
Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent a significant risk to the baby.
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Driving
Labetol Injection may make you feel dizzy, sleepy, tired, or
decrease alertness. If this happens, do not drive.
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Kidney
SAFE
Labetol Injection is safe to use in patients with kidney disease. No dose adjustment of Labetol Injection 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.
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Liver
CAUTION
Labetol Injection should be used with caution in patients wi
th liver disease. Dose adjustment of Labetol Injection may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
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Severely interacts with other drugs like
Cyblex 60mg XR Tablet, Voglistar 0.3mg Tablet MD, Dianorm 40mg Tablet, Voglitab 0.3mg Tablet
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Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions for Labetol NA Injection

Frequently asked questions for 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
Labetol 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 Labetol please inform the doctor immediately.

Substitutes for Labetol

No substitutes found for this medicine
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