Labetalol

Brand Names

Normodyne® (There may be other brand names for this medication).

How is it Administered?

Your medicine is taken orally as a tablet.

What is it Used For?

Labetalol belongs to the general class of medicines called anti- hypertensives. It is used to treat high blood pressure (hypertension). Labetalol is also used sometimes to treat chest pain (angina).

How Does it Work?Labetalol works by dilating your blood vessels to allow more blood to flow more easily through your body. Note that it controls blood pressure but does not cure it, so you must continue taking it for it to work effectively.

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