LEVATOL Rx

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LEVATOL

Hypertension
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Generic Name and Formulations:

Penbutolol sulfate 20mg; scored tabs.

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Indications for LEVATOL:

Hypertension.

Adult:

20mg once daily.

Children:

Not recommended.

Contraindications:

Asthma. Cardiogenic shock. Sinus bradycardia. 2nd- or 3rd-degree AV block.

Warnings/Precautions:

Overt heart failure. CHF. Bronchospasm, COPD. Diabetes. Hyperthyroidism. Surgery. Avoid abrupt cessation. Pregnancy (Cat.C). Nursing mothers.

Interactions:

Bradycardia with catecholamine-depleting drugs. May increase cardiac effects of calcium channel blockers, digitalis. Adjust antidiabetic medication. Higher lidocaine loading dose may be needed. May block epinephrine.

Pharmacological Class:

Noncardioselective beta-blocker.

Adverse Reactions:

Bradycardia, headache, dizziness, fatigue, GI upset, cough, dyspnea, insomnia, asthenia, hyperhidrosis, impotence, cardiac failure.

How Supplied:

Tabs—100