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Trandate
(Labetalol)

Formulation : Tablet

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Labetalol
(Generic alternative to Trandate)

Formulation : Tablet

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What is Trandate /Labetalol used for?

Trandate is a prescription required drug used to treat hypertension which basically means high blood pressure.

How should Trandate /Labetalol be stored?

Keep Trandate at room temperature, away from the influence of heat and moisture.

General information

This medication should only be used by prescribed patient, do not give it to other people. The information provided is advisory only and does not contain all information pertaining to this medication. Talk to your doctor, pharmacist, or health care provider for question about this medication.

How should I take Trandate/Labetalol ?

Take Trandate exactly as directed by your doctor with atleast one glass of water. Make sure not to take more medication than needed or for longer periods of time than prescribed. Trandate is only a part of your treatment, exercise and balanced diets are equally important. Also make sure to check your blood pressure on a regular basis so you know what impact the medication is having.

When should Trandate /Labetalol not be taken?

Trandate should not be taken if you have certain health problems or are pregnant. Before using this medication tell your doctor any health problems that you have and whether you are pregnant if applicable.

What precautions should I follow when taking Trandate /Labetalol ?

Trandate can cause impaired thinking and slow reflexes. You should be very careful when driving. Also, do not drink much if any alcohol during treatment. This could increase some of Trandate’s side effects.

What special warning(s) should I be aware of when taking Trandate /Labetalol ?

A consultation with your doctor is necessary before you stop taking this medication. Trandate has to be stopped gradually. Stopping all of a sudden after taking it for all that time could cause an even more severe problem. As well, if there is any surgery that you need to have done, make sure to inform the surgeon that you are currently taking Trandate as some surgeries require you to stop taking this medication for some time.

When should Trandate /Labetalol not be taken?

Some serious side effects caused by Trandate include allergic reactions such as: trouble breathing, hives, swelling of the face, throat, lips, and tongue. You should contact your doctor or emergency help as soon as possible if any of these occur. An unev

Less severe side effects include problems sleeping, constantly feeling tired, being anxious, and impotence. If you are feeling unsure about anything make sure to talk to y our doctor.

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