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)

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... LABETALOL (Normodyne®, Trandate®) belongs to a group of medicines called beta-blockers. Beta-blockers reduce the workload on the heart and help it to beat more regularly. Labetalol controls, but does not cure, high blood pressure (hypertension). High blood pressure may not make you feel sick, but it can lead to serious heart problems. Generic labetalol tablets are available. ...
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Labetalol Systematic (IUPAC) name 2-hydroxy-5-[1-hydroxy-2- (4-ph ...
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What You Need To Know About Labetalol
... Common brand names: Normodyne, Trandate Why is this drug prescribed? Labetalol is used to control high blood pressure. It relaxes your blood vessels so your heart doesn''t have to pump as hard. Someti...
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