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.
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Talobet 20mg 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.
Talobet 20mg Injection is probably safe to use during lactat
Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent a significant risk to the baby.
Talobet 20mg Injection may make you feel dizzy, sleepy, tire
d, or decrease alertness. If this happens, do not drive.
Talobet 20mg Injection is safe to use in patients with kidney disease. No dose adjustment of Talobet 20mg 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.
Talobet 20mg Injection should be used with caution in patien
ts with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Talobet 20mg Injection may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
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
Talobet 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 Talobet please inform the doctor immediately.
Information last updated by Dr. Varun Gupta, MD Pharmacology on 8th Mar 2017.