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StayHappi Labetalol 100mg Tablet

Prescription Required
SALT COMPOSITION
Storage
Store at room temperature (10-30°C)

Introduction

StayHappi Labetalol 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 the blood pressure and thus helps in preventing future stroke and heart attack.

StayHappi Labetalol 100mg Tablet may be used alone or in combination with other medicines. It should be taken with food. You can take it at any time of day but try to take it at the same time each day. Since it can cause serious withdrawal effects, it should not be stopped abruptly. Most people with high blood pressure do not feel ill, but if you stop taking this medicine, your condition could get worse. This may lead to your blood pressure rising up again and increase your risk of heart disease and stroke.

It is important to have your blood pressure checked regularly. This medicine is only one part of a treatment program which should also include a healthy diet, regular exercise, smoking cessation, moderation of alcohol intake and weight reduction. You can eat normally while taking this medicine, but try to reduce your salt intake.

Common side effects of this medicine include fatigue, nausea, dizziness, nasal congestions, ejaculation disorder, and breathlessness. Consult your doctor if these side effects bother you.

Before taking this medicine, it is better to let your doctor know if you are suffering from any kidney or liver disease. Also, pregnant women and breastfeeding mothers should consult doctor before taking it.

Uses of StayHappi Tablet

Benefits of StayHappi Tablet

In Hypertension (high blood pressure)

StayHappi Labetalol 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 beat with less force. This effectively lowers the 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 Angina (heart-related chest pain)

StayHappi Labetalol 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 Prevention of heart attack and stroke

If your blood pressure is controlled you are less at risk of having a heart attack or stroke. StayHappi Labetalol 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 StayHappi 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 StayHappi

  • Fatigue
  • Nausea
  • Dizziness
  • Nasal congestion (stuffy nose)
  • Ejaculation disorder
  • Breathlessness

How to use StayHappi 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. StayHappi Labetalol 100mg Tablet is to be taken with food.

How StayHappi Tablet works

StayHappi Labetalol 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 StayHappi Labetalol 100mg Tablet.
Pregnancy
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
StayHappi Labetalol 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.
Breastfeeding
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
StayHappi Labetalol 100mg Tablet is probably safe to use during breastfeeding. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent any significant risk to the baby.
Driving
UNSAFE
StayHappi Labetalol 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
StayHappi Labetalol 100mg Tablet is safe to use in patients with kidney disease. No dose adjustment of StayHappi Labetalol 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
StayHappi Labetalol 100mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of StayHappi Labetalol 100mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

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Quick Tips

  • It should be taken with food.
  • Check your blood pressure 1 week after starting StayHappi Labetalol 100mg Tablet, and inform your doctor if it has not improved.
  • StayHappi Labetalol 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 StayHappi Labetalol 100mg Tablet as it may make the side effects worse.
  • Do not stop taking StayHappi Labetalol 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 StayHappi with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
Brand(s): Diadose, Abacus, Disorb
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Diabinese
SERIOUS
Brand(s): No Gluco, Diabnil, D Con
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Diabic
SERIOUS

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FAQs

Q. Is StayHappi Labetalol 100mg Tablet safe?

StayHappi Labetalol 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 StayHappi Labetalol 100mg Tablet occur during the first few weeks of treatment and disappear with time.

Q. Why is StayHappi Labetalol 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 StayHappi Labetalol 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 StayHappi Labetalol 100mg Tablet cause itching?

Yes, itchy skin, a rash or tingly scalp are common side effects of StayHappi Labetalol 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 StayHappi Labetalol 100mg Tablet in patients with diabetes?

Diabetic patients while using StayHappi Labetalol 100mg Tablet should regularly check the blood sugar levels. StayHappi Labetalol 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 StayHappi Labetalol 100mg Tablet.

Q. Does StayHappi Labetalol 100mg Tablet affect heart rate?

StayHappi Labetalol 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 StayHappi Labetalol 100mg Tablet?

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

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

Your doctor may advise you to stop taking StayHappi Labetalol 100mg Tablet for 24 hours before surgery. This is because StayHappi Labetalol 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 StayHappi Labetalol 100mg Tablet if you're going to be put to sleep using a general anaesthetic or are scheduled to have any kind of major operation.

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

Taking more than the recommended dose of StayHappi Labetalol 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 StayHappi Labetalol 100mg Tablet take to work?

If you are taking StayHappi Labetalol 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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