Labetalol hydrochloride

Labetalol is used to treat high blood pressure. Labetalol is in a class of medications called beta blockers.

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What is Labetalol hydrochloride?

Labetalol hydrochloride is a medication belonging to the group of β-receptor blocking drugs, also referred to as beta-blockers.

Labetalol hydrochloride has a blood pressure-lowering effect.

Labetalol hydrochloride is used in:

  • Labetalol hydrochloride is intended for the treatment of elevated blood pressure (including e.g. during pregnancy).
  • Labetalol hydrochloride may also be used to treat patients with angina pectoris (heart spasm), who also have elevated blood pressure.

The adverse effects of Labetalol hydrochloride

Labetalol hydrochloride can cause several side effects. However, these do not apply to everyone.

Very common: occur in more than 1 in 10 users:

  • positive antinuclear antibodies not associated with the disease.

Common: occur in less than 1 in 10 users

  • hypersensitivity
  • skin rash
  • dizziness
  • heart failure
  • incontinence problems
  • problems with ejaculation, erection problems
  • increased liver function values.

Uncommon: occur in less than 1 user in 100

  • tightness due to cramping of the muscles of the airways (bronchospasm).

How to use Labetalol hydrochloride

Before using, consult your pharmacist, physician, or other health care professional.

What is the usual recommended amount of Labetalol hydrochloride

When using Labetalol hydrochloride adhere to your doctor's dosage prescription.

Labetalol hydrochloride and Fagron

Fagron has been a company within the pharmaceutical compounding sector since 1990. Pharmaceutical compounding is the design, development, production, and marketing of personalized pharmaceutical products. This means that the compounded pharmaceutical product can be customized through, for example, an alternative dosage form, an alternative dosage strength, or a combination therapy. It improves medication adherence and saves lives through fewer side effects because it is customized to the patient's needs.

For this reason, Fagron offers a compounding guide for Labetalol hydrochloride in the following forms:

Labetalol HCl 40 mg/ml in SyrSpend® SF PH4 (liquid)

Labetalol HCl 4 g (from tablets) | SyrSpend® SF PH4 (liquid) qs 100 ml

Labetalol HCl 40 mg/ml in SyrSpend® SF PH4 (powder for reconstitution)

Labetalol HCl 4 g (from tablets) | SyrSpend® SF PH4 (powder for reconstitution) 6.5 g | Purified water qs 100 ml

Labetalol HCl 40 mg/ml in SyrSpend® SF PH4 NEO (powder for reconstitution)

Labetalol HCl 4 g (from tablets) | SyrSpend® SF PH4 NEO (powder for reconstitution) | Purified water qs 100 ml