labetalol, Normodyne, Trandate

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    Dr. Ogbru received his Doctorate in Pharmacy from the University of the Pacific School of Pharmacy in 1995. He completed a Pharmacy Practice Residency at the University of Arizona/University Medical Center in 1996. He was a Professor of Pharmacy Practice and a Regional Clerkship Coordinator for the University of the Pacific School of Pharmacy from 1996-99.

  • Medical and Pharmacy Editor: Jay W. Marks, MD
    Jay W. Marks, MD

    Jay W. Marks, MD

    Jay W. Marks, MD, is a board-certified internist and gastroenterologist. He graduated from Yale University School of Medicine and trained in internal medicine and gastroenterology at UCLA/Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles.

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. REFERENCE:

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Medically Reviewed by a Doctor on 5/11/2017

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