labetalol


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Related to labetalol: labetalol hydrochloride
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Noun1.labetalol - antihypertensive drug (trade names Trandate and Normodyne) that blocks alpha and beta-adrenergic receptors of the sympathetic nervous system (leading to a decrease in blood pressure)
antihypertensive, antihypertensive drug - a drug that reduces high blood pressure
blocking agent, blocker - a class of drugs that inhibit (block) some biological process
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Continuous intravenous antihypertensive medication using nicardipine or labetalol was administered for 24 h.
Patient had elevated blood pressure and started on antihypertensive, Labetalol.
In addition, Atropine Sulfate, Calcium Chloride and Labetalol Hydrochloride are available on the National Drug Shortage list.
One of the earliest drugs attempted in the treatment of sympathetic overdrive in tetanus was labetalol.
Contract Awarded for Supply of Labetalol Injection.
The NIU provides bedside telemetry, intracranial pressure monitoring, arterial blood pressure monitoring, serial neurological checks, and titration of cardiac and vasoactive medications such as nicardipine, labetalol, and diltiazem.
Objective: To compare the intravenous Labetalol versus intravenous hydralazine in patients having severe Pregnancy induced hypertension (PIH) and pre eclampsia (PE) in pregnancy.
The most commonly used antihypertensives to control acute hypertensive crises in pregnancy are intravenous hydralazine, labetalol and short acting orally administered nifidipine especially in patients who may require emergency caesarean section and those who often receive magnesium sulphate.
Labetalol given intravenously should be the preferred agent at district and regional hospitals.
Longer acting oral medications such as Labetalol and Clonidine may be more suitable (20).
If any hospitalised patient with pre-eclampsia has either a systolic BP of 160 mmHg or a diastolic BP of 110 mmHg, the automatic response should be initiating a rapid-acting antihypertensive agent such as nifedipine 10 mg orally, labetalol 20 mg intravenously (IV) or hydralazine 5-10 mg IV.