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Dr. Jeffrey Wint
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Normodyne (Overview)

Normodyne is a beta blocker which is a kind of rhythm control drug (cardiovascular drug).


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Please describe the medication: labetalol?

Please describe the medication: labetalol?

Beta blocker: This is a blood pressure medication in the class called beta blockers which has effect not only on the beta receptors which can result i lower blood pressure and heart rate but also cross over to the Alpha receptors which can lead to even further blood pressure lowering. ...Read more

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Dr. Jeffrey Wint
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Normodyne (Overview)

Normodyne is a beta blocker which is a kind of rhythm control drug (cardiovascular drug).


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My obgyn prescribed me labetalol. I'm 24 weeks pregnant how will this pills affect my unborn baby?

My obgyn prescribed me labetalol. I'm 24 weeks pregnant how will this pills affect my unborn baby?

Safe: High blood pressure is very dangerous in pregnancy leading to poor fetal growth, placenta abruption and even death. Controlling high blood pressure is extremely important. Labetolol and methyl dopa are the 2 most common blood pressure meds for pregnant women. Labetolol works well. It can cause issues with amniotic fluid levels so ultrasounds are usually done to monitor. ...Read more

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Is labetalol effective to reduce high blood pressure during pregnancy?

Is labetalol effective to reduce high blood pressure during pregnancy?

Work well often: But obviously u will need close following and if u were my pt i would get you induced after an amnio for fetal lung maturity at 37-38 weeks if your blood pressure stays stable, hopefully u will not end up with severe pih. ...Read more

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Metformin, dextroamphetamine, maxalt, (rizatriptan) celexa, seroquel, labetalol, any of these drugs dangerous to take together?

Metformin, dextroamphetamine, maxalt, (rizatriptan) celexa, seroquel, labetalol, any of these drugs dangerous to take together?

Possibly : If all of those drugs are being used together there is a possibility of a negative drug interaction. Two of the drugs in particular could have a serious effect. It is important to have a primary provider, in addition to specialists, who is aware of all the prescriptions that are taken and can make sure inappropriate combinations are not used together. ...Read more

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Side effects of labetalol during pregnancy?

Side effects of labetalol during pregnancy?

Variable: Labetalol is given a classification of c in pregnancy meaning that there no studies in humans or animals to evaluate fetal risk vs. Maternal benefit. It however is used to tret difficult to control hypertension.Common side efects include dizziness, nausea/vomiting, fatigue, shortness of breath, headache.More serious reactions include slow heart rates, heart failure, liver toxicity ...Read more

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Have side effects from labetalol?

Have side effects from labetalol?

Varied: Common side effects include : dizziness, nausea/vomiting, fatigue, GI upset, fatigue and headache. More serious and less common are heart failure, excessively slow heart rate, severe shortness of breath, lupus and liver dysfunction. ...Read more

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Pregnant taking ptu, (propylthiouracil) labetalol, methyldopa never done drugs in my life, i was tested positive for exstacy is that possible?

Yes,but: Ecstasy false positives have not been associated with those drugs, but otc drugs with decongestants, nose drops , nyquil, and weight loss drugs can. Do any of these ring a bell? ...Read more

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Please help! what happens when someone has a drug overdose?

Please help! what happens when someone has a drug overdose?

That depends on: How serious it is and what drugs or medications were taken. Overdoses are often treated initially in an emergency room. The person is monitored and often they have intravenous fluids. If they stopped breathing - a tube can be inserted to assist with breathing. Sometimes they are given charcoal to absorb the drugs and sometimes their stomach is "pumped". They may need to be given medications. ...Read more

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What does it mean to use labetalol?

What does it mean to use labetalol?

Labetolol: This is a blood pressure medicine and a beta blocker. The difference between this and other beta blockers is that it also has additional blood pressure effects. It may be used in difficult to control blood pressure. ...Read more

Dr. Stanton Smullens
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Labetalol (Definition)

This is a blood pressure medication in the class called beta blockers which has effect not only on the beta receptors which can result i lower blood pressure and heart rate but also cross over to the Alpha receptors which can lead to even ...Read more