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Trandate Patient Information including If I Miss a Dose
In this Article
- What is labetalol (Trandate)?
- What are the possible side effects of labetalol (Trandate)?
- What is the most important information I should know about labetalol (Trandate)?
- What should I discuss with my healthcare provider before taking labetalol (Trandate)?
- How should I take labetalol (Trandate)?
- What happens if I miss a dose (Trandate)?
- What happens if I overdose (Trandate)?
- What should I avoid while taking labetalol (Trandate)?
- What other drugs will affect labetalol (Trandate)?
- Where can I get more information?
What happens if I miss a dose (Trandate)?
Take the missed dose as soon as you remember. Skip the missed dose if your next dose is less than 8 hours away. Do not take extra medicine to make up the missed dose.
What happens if I overdose (Trandate)?
Seek emergency medical attention or call the Poison Help line at 1-800-222-1222.
Overdose symptoms may include slow heart rate, extreme dizziness, or fainting.
What should I avoid while taking labetalol (Trandate)?
Labetalol may impair your thinking or reactions. Be careful if you drive or do anything that requires you to be alert.
Drinking alcohol can further lower your blood pressure and may increase certain side effects of labetalol.
What other drugs will affect labetalol (Trandate)?
Tell your doctor about all other medicines you use, especially:
- cimetidine (Tagamet);
- digoxin (digitalis, Lanoxin);
- a diuretic (water pill);
- insulin or oral diabetes medication;
- nitroglycerin (Nitro-Dur, Nitrolingual, Nitrostat, Transderm-Nitro, and others);
- an antidepressant such as amitriptyline (Elavil, Vanatrip, Limbitrol), doxepin (Sinequan), desipramine (Norpramin), imipramine (Janimine, Tofranil), nortriptyline (Pamelor), and others;
- heart or blood pressure medication such as amlodipine (Norvasc, Caduet, Exforge, Lotrel, Tekamlo, Tribenzor, Twynsta), diltiazem (Cartia, Cardizem), nifedipine (Nifedical, Procardia), verapamil (Calan, Covera, Isoptin, Verelan), and others; or
- medicine for asthma or other breathing disorders, such as albuterol (Ventolin, Proventil), metaproterenol (Alupent), pirbuterol (Maxair), terbutaline (Brethaire, Brethine, Bricanyl), and theophylline (Elixophyllin, Theo-24, Theochron, Uniphyl).
This list is not complete and other drugs may interact with labetalol. Tell your doctor about all medications you use. This includes prescription, over-the-counter, vitamin, and herbal products. Do not start a new medication without telling your doctor.
Where can I get more information?
Your pharmacist can provide more information about labetalol.
Remember, keep this and all other medicines out of the reach of children, never share your medicines with others, and use this medication only for the indication prescribed.
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Additional Trandate Information
- Trandate Drug Interactions Center: labetalol oral
- Trandate Side Effects Center
- Trandate Overview including Precautions
- Trandate FDA Approved Prescribing Information including Dosage
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