Trandate (Labetalol) – 300mg Tablet
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Chemical Name: LABETALOL (la-BET-a-lole)
This medicine is an alpha and beta blocker used to treat high blood pressure. It
may also be used to treat other conditions as determined by your doctor.
Some medicines or medical conditions may interact with this medicine. INFORM
YOUR DOCTOR OR PHARMACIST of all prescription and over-the-counter medicine that
you are taking. Inform your doctor of any other medical conditions, allergies,
pregnancy, or breast-feeding. USE OF THIS MEDICINE IS NOT RECOMMENDED if you
have a history of asthma or other breathing problems, heart failure, or heart
block. Contact your doctor or pharmacist if you have any questions or concerns
about taking this medicine.
Follow the directions for using this medicine provided by your doctor. TAKE THIS
MEDICINE with food or milk. STORE THIS MEDICINE at room temperature, away from
heat and light. IF YOU MISS A DOSE OF THIS MEDICINE, take it if you remember the
same day. If you do not remember until the next day or if it is within 8 hours
of your next dose, skip the missed dose. Do not take 2 doses at once.
DO NOT STOP TAKING THIS MEDICINE without checking with your doctor. BEFORE YOU
HAVE ANY MEDICAL OR DENTAL TREATMENTS, EMERGENCY CARE, OR SURGERY, tell the
doctor or dentist that you are using this medicine. THIS MEDICINE MAY CAUSE
drowsiness or dizziness. Do not drive, operate machinery, or do anything else
that could be dangerous until you know how you react to this medicine. BEFORE
TAKING ANY NEW MEDICINE, either prescription or over-the-counter, check with
your doctor or pharmacist. This includes any medicines used to treat colds or
congestion. IF YOUR DOCTOR HAS INSTRUCTED YOU TO CHECK your blood pressure and
heart rate regularly, be sure to do so. FOR WOMEN: IF YOU PLAN ON BECOMING
PREGNANT, discuss with your doctor the benefits and risks of using this medicine
during pregnancy. THIS MEDICINE IS EXCRETED IN BREAST MILK. IF YOU ARE OR WILL
BE BREAST-FEEDING while you are using this medicine, check with your doctor or
pharmacist to discuss the risks to your baby. FOR PATIENTS WITH DIABETES
MELLITUS: this medicine may mask signs of low blood sugar such as a rapid
heartbeat. Check blood glucose levels regularly.
SIDE EFFECTS, that may go away during treatment, include mild drowsiness;
lightheadedness or dizziness; or unusual tiredness or weakness. If they continue
or are bothersome, check with your doctor. CHECK WITH YOUR DOCTOR AS SOON AS
POSSIBLE if you experience difficulty breathing. If you notice other effects not
listed above, contact your doctor, nurse, or pharmacist.
Drug interactions can result in unwanted side effects or prevent a medicine from
doing its job. Use our drug interaction checker to find out if your medicines
interact with each other.
If you take too
If overdose is suspected, contact your local poison control center or emergency
room immediately. Symptoms of overdose may include slowed heartbeat and
dizziness and weakness especially upon standing.
DO NOT SHARE THIS MEDICINE with others for whom it was not prescribed. DO
NOT USE THIS MEDICINE for other health conditions. KEEP THIS MEDICINE out of the
reach of children. IF USING THIS MEDICINE FOR AN EXTENDED PERIOD OF TIME, obtain
refills before your supply runs out.