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LABETALOL 50mg Injection Vialx10 ml

Labetalol:50mg | Beta blocking agents

Manufactured / Marketed By : Zafa Product Form : InjectionPack Size : Vialx10 mlIngredients : Labetalol:50mgGeneric Category : Beta blocking agents

How it works

LABETALOL 50mg Injection Vialx10 ml works by reducing the blood pressure by relaxing the blood vessels and also by slowing the heart rate.

Uses of LABETALOL 50mg Injection Vialx10 ml

What is it prescribed for?

  • Hypertension

    This medicine is used alone or in combination with other antihypertensive agents for the treatment of high blood pressure which may be caused by genetic or environmental factors.

Concerns

Frequently asked questions

  • Onset of action

    The effect of this medicine can be observed in 20 to 120 minutes after administration.

  • Duration of Effect

    The effect of this medicine can last for an average duration of 8 to 12 hours.

  • Safe with Alchohol?

    Consumption of alcohol is not recommended during treatment with this medicine due to the increased risk of side effects such as dizziness, lightheadedness, and fainting. It is advised that you do not perform any activities that require high mental alertness such as driving a vehicle or operating machinery if you consume alcohol during treatment with this medicine.

  • Is it habit forming?

    No habit forming tendencies were reported.

  • Usage in pregnancy?

    This medicine is not recommended for use in pregnant women unless absolutely necessary. All the risks and benefits should be discussed with the doctor before taking this medicine.

  • Usage while breast-feeding?

    This medicine is not recommended for use in breastfeeding women unless necessary. All the risks and benefits should be discussed with the doctor before taking this medicine.

When not to use?

  • Allergy

    This medicine is not recommended for use in patients with a known allergy to LABETALOL 50mg Injection Vialx10 ml , other beta-blockers, or any other inactive ingredients present in the formulation.

  • Lung diseases

    This medicine is not recommended for use in patients suffering from lung diseases like asthma, bronchospasm, and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD).

  • Heart block greater than first degree

    This medicine is not recommended for use in patients with second or third-degree heart block due to the risk of worsening of the patient's condition.

  • Severe bradycardia

    This medicine is not recommended for use in patients with severe bradycardia (slow heart rate than normal) due to the increased risk of worsening the patient's condition.

  • Cardiogenic shock

    This medicine is not recommended for use in patients with cardiogenic shock due to the increased risk of worsening the patient's condition.

  • Uncompensated congestive heart failure

    This medicine is not recommended for use in patients who have uncompensated congestive heart failure due to the increased risk of worsening of the patient's condition.

Warnings

Warnings for special population
  • Pregnancy

    This medicine is not recommended for use in pregnant women unless absolutely necessary. All the risks and benefits should be discussed with the doctor before taking this medicine.

  • Breast-feeding

    This medicine is not recommended for use in breastfeeding women unless necessary. All the risks and benefits should be discussed with the doctor before taking this medicine.

General Warnings
  • Major surgery

    This medicine should be used with extreme caution in patients who are scheduled for major surgery. An anesthetic agent with little negative inotropic activity should be selected to minimize the effect on the heart.

  • Hypotension

    This medicine may cause extremely low blood pressure with or without syncope in some patients. Close monitoring of blood pressure levels, appropriate dose adjustments, or replacement with a suitable alternative may be required in some cases based on the clinical condition.

  • Sports

    It is advised to not indulge in certain sports while consuming this medicine. Archery, racing, shooting, and other high-risk sports should be avoided. Sportspersons should refer to the list of banned medicines published by the World Anti-Doping Agency while participating in specific sports events.

  • Hyperthyroidism

    This medicine should be administered with caution in patients suffering from hyperthyroidism since it may mask some of the patient's symptoms. Report any unusual symptoms to the doctor immediately. You may require a dose adjustment and more frequent clinical monitoring to safely use this medicine. Do not stop the use of this medicine without consulting your doctor.

  • Use in children

    This medicine is not recommended for use in patients below 18 years of age since the safety and efficacy of use are not clinically established.

  • Driving or operating machinery

    This medicine may cause fatigue, weakness, or dizziness in some patients. It is advised that you do not perform any activities such as driving a vehicle or operating machinery if you experience any of these symptoms.

Dosage

  • Missed Dose

    Take the missed dose as soon as you remember. If it is almost time for your next scheduled dose, skip the missed dose. Do not double your dose to make up for the missed one.

  • Overdose

    Seek emergency medical treatment or contact the doctor in case of overdose.

Interactions

Interaction with Medicines
  • Prednisolone moderate
  • Antidiabetic medicines moderate
  • Formoterol severe
  • Arformoterol severe
  • Methylprednisolone moderate
Disease interactions
  • severe

    This medicine is not recommended for use in patients with a history of bronchial asthma or chronic obstructive pulmonary disease since it may worsen the patient's condition. Replacement with a suitable alternative should be done under your doctor's supervision.

  • moderate

    This medicine should be used with caution in patients suffering from psoriasis due to the increased risk of worsening of the patient's condition. Close monitoring of the clinical condition, appropriate dose adjustments, or replacement with a suitable alternative may be required in some cases based on the clinical condition.

  • moderate

    This medicine should be used with caution in patients suffering from glaucoma due to the increased risk of worsening of the patient's condition. Close monitoring of the clinical condition, appropriate dose adjustments, or replacement with a suitable alternative may be required in some cases based on the clinical condition.

  • severe

    This medicine should be used with caution in patients with diabetes mellitus due to the increased risk of altered blood glucose levels. Close monitoring of blood glucose levels is advised for such patients. Appropriate dose adjustments or replacement with a suitable alternative may be required in some cases based on the clinical condition.

  • moderate

    This medicine should be used with caution in patients with hyperlipidemia due to the increased risk of altered lipid levels in the body. Regular monitoring of lipid profiles, appropriate dose adjustments, or replacement with a suitable alternative may be required in some cases based on the clinical condition.

  • severe

    This medicine should be used with caution in patients suffering from liver diseases due to the increased risk of severe adverse effects. Close monitoring of liver function is necessary while receiving this medicine. Appropriate dose adjustments or replacement with a suitable alternative may be required in some cases based on the clinical condition.

  • severe

    This medicine should be used with caution in patients suffering from kidney diseases due to the increased risk of severe adverse effects. Close monitoring of kidney function is necessary while receiving this medicine. Appropriate dose adjustments or replacement with a suitable alternative may be required in some cases based on the clinical condition.

Food interactions
  • Coadministration of multivitamins with minerals and this medicine should be avoided since it may decrease the effects of the medicine. A time gap of at least 2 hours should be maintained between the administration of multivitamins with minerals and this medicine to avoid their interaction.

General Instructions

Take this medicine exactly as instructed by the doctor. Do not take in larger or smaller amounts than prescribed. Seek emergency medical treatment in case of any severe side effects. Ensure that the course of treatment is completed. Do not stop the use of this medicine without consulting your doctor.

References

Additional Information:

One of the following licensed pharmacy from the nearest location will deliver LABETALOL 50mg Injection Vialx10 ml. The details of the licensed pharmacy shall be shared once you request the drugs and the respective pharmacy accepts your request based on valid prescription and availability.

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