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Princeton's WordNet

  1. labetalol, labetalol hydrochloride, Trandate, Normodynenoun

    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)


  1. labetalolnoun

    A mixed alpha/beta adrenergic antagonist, which is used to treat high blood pressure.


  1. Labetalol

    Labetalol is a medication used to treat high blood pressure and in long term management of angina. This includes essential hypertension, hypertensive emergencies, and hypertension of pregnancy. In essential hypertension it is generally less preferred than a number of other blood pressure medications. It can be given by mouth or by injection into a vein.Common side effects include low blood pressure with standing, dizziness, feeling tired, and nausea. Serious side effects may include low blood pressure, liver problems, heart failure, and bronchospasm. Use appears safe in the latter part of pregnancy and it is not expected to cause problems during breastfeeding. It works by blocking the activation of β-receptors and α-receptors.Labetalol was patented in 1966 and came into medical use in 1977. It is available as a generic medication. In 2020, it was the 210th most commonly prescribed medication in the United States, with more than 2 million prescriptions.


  1. labetalol

    Labetalol is a type of medication known as a non-selective beta blocker and alpha-1 receptor blocker. It is commonly used to treat high blood pressure (hypertension) by slowing down the heart rate and relaxing the blood vessels, which allows blood to flow more easily and reduces blood pressure. Besides hypertension, it may also be used to manage conditions related to heart diseases. Like all medication, it may cause side effects and should be used under a healthcare professional's guidance.


  1. Labetalol

    Labetalol is a mixed alpha/beta adrenergic antagonist, which is used to treat high blood pressure.

U.S. National Library of Medicine

  1. Labetalol

    Blocker of both alpha- and beta-adrenergic receptors that is used as an antihypertensive.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of labetalol in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of labetalol in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

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