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Dr. Hirenkumar Italia
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Trandate (Overview)

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


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What are trandate (labetalol) side effects?

What are trandate (labetalol) side effects?

Minor: Trandate (labetalol) or labetolol is a combination Alpha and beta blocker. Its sided effects are for the most part minor and includes dizziness; indigestion; lightheadedness; nausea; pain, swelling, or redness at the injection site; stuffy nose; temporary tingling of the scalp; unusual tiredness. Severe allergic reactions (rash; hives; itching; difficulty breathing; tightness in chest; swelling mouth, lip). ...Read more

Dr. Hirenkumar Italia
45 doctors shared insights

Trandate (Overview)

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


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What are trandate (labetalol) side effects?

Minor: Trandate (labetalol) or labetolol is a combination Alpha and beta blocker. Its sided effects are for the most part minor and includes dizziness; indigestion; lightheadedness; nausea; pain, swelling, or redness at the injection site; stuffy nose; temporary tingling of the scalp; unusual tiredness. Severe allergic reactions (rash; hives; itching; difficulty breathing; tightness in chest; swelling mouth, lip). ...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

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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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Can labetalol treat anxiety?

Can labetalol treat anxiety?

Not meant to, but...: Betablockers do have a calming effect. They also slow down the heart which can be helpful during anxiety attacks when heart rate typically goes up. ...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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Does grapefruits interfere with labetalol?

No: Although grapefruit does interfere with some medications, it does not interfere with labetalol. Avoid foods with caffeine, over-the-counter cough and cold medicines, antacids with aluminum, and antihistamines. Alcohol should also be avoided, since it can reduce the effects of beta blockers. ...Read more

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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