Labetalol Hcl Tablets

  • Hypertension

Labetalol Hcl Tablets Generic Name & Formulations

General Description

Labetalol HCl 100mg, 200mg, 300mg; scored tabs.

Pharmacological Class

Noncardioselective beta-blocker/alpha-1 blocker.

How Supplied

Contact supplier.

Labetalol Hcl Tablets Indications



Labetalol Hcl Tablets Dosage and Administration


Individualize. Initially 100mg twice daily. Titrate at 2–3 day intervals in increments of 100mg twice daily. Usual maintenance: 200–400mg twice daily; max 2.4g/day.


Not recommended.

Labetalol Hcl Tablets Contraindications


Asthma. 2nd- or 3rd-degree AV block. Overt cardiac failure. Cardiogenic shock. Severe bradycardia, other conditions associated with prolonged or severe hypotension.

Labetalol Hcl Tablets Boxed Warnings

Not Applicable

Labetalol Hcl Tablets Warnings/Precautions


History of heart failure; withdraw gradually if cardiac failure continues despite adequate digitalization and diuretic. Monitor hepatic function; discontinue at first sign of liver injury. COPD. Pheochromocytoma. Diabetes. Surgery. Avoid abrupt cessation (ischemic heart disease may be exacerbated). Elderly. Pregnancy (Cat.C). Nursing mothers.

Labetalol Hcl Tablets Pharmacokinetics

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Labetalol Hcl Tablets Interactions


Caution with verapamil. Potentiates hypotension with nitroglycerin. May block epinephrine, β-agonist bronchodilators. Adjust antidiabetic medication. Potentiated by cimetidine. Tremor with tricyclic antidepressants. Synergism with halothane; do not use high concentrations.

Labetalol Hcl Tablets Adverse Reactions

Adverse Reactions

Dizziness, GI upset, fatigue, nasal stuffiness, ejaculation failure, headache, dyspnea, vertigo, rash, orthostatic hypotension, edema, heart failure, bronchospasm, jaundice.

Labetalol Hcl Tablets Clinical Trials

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Labetalol Hcl Tablets Note


Formerly known under the brand names Normodyne, Trandate.

Labetalol Hcl Tablets Patient Counseling

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