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- What is labetalol, and how does it work (mechanism of action)?
- What brand names are available for labetalol?
- Is labetalol available as a generic drug?
- Do I need a prescription for labetalol?
- What are the side effects of labetalol?
- What is the dosage for labetalol?
- Which drugs or supplements interact with labetalol?
- Is labetalol safe to take if I'm pregnant or breastfeeding?
- What else should I know about labetalol?
Is labetalol safe to take if I'm pregnant or breastfeeding?
There are no adequate studies of labetalol during pregnancy.
Labetalol is excreted in human breast milk. Therefore, it should be used cautiously in nursing mothers because of the risk that the infant may develop a slow heart rate.
What else should I know about labetalol?
How should I keep labetalol stored?
Tablets should be stored between 20 C - 30 C (36 F - 86 F).
Medically reviewed by Eni Williams; PharmD, Ph.D.
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