- 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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<chemical> 2-hydroxy-5-(1-hydroxy-2-((1-methyl-3-phenylpropyl)amino) ethyl)benzamide. Blocker of both alpha- and beta-adrenergic receptors that is used as an antihypertensive. ... Pharmacological action: adrenergic alpha-antagonists, adrenergic beta-antagonists, antihypertensive agents, sympatholytics. ... Chemical name: Benzamide, 2-hydroxy-
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labetalol hydrochloride noun
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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(lә-bet´ә-lol) a beta-adrenergic blocking agent with some alpha-adrenergic blocking agent activity, administered orally or intravenously as the hydrochloride salt as an antihypertensive agent.
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==Indications== It has a particular indication in the treatment of pregnancy-induced hypertension which is commonly associated with pre-eclampsia. It is also used to treat chronic and acute hypertension of pheochromocytoma and hypertensive crisis. ==Administration== Labetalol is available in 100, 200, and 300 mg tablets and intravenously (only as
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A beta-adrenergic drug used to treat chronic hypertension. Intrauterine exposure to the medication may cause hypotension and reduced heart rate in the newborn.
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