Labetalol

(luh-BAY-tuh-lol)

Labetalol (Trandate, Normodyne) is in a class of drugs known as beta-blockers. It is used to treat high blood pressure. It can be given as a tablet, injection, or your pharmacist may be able to make a liquid.

  • Give this medicine to your child only as told by his / her doctor. Do not stop unless told to stop by your child's doctor.
  • Ask your child's doctor or pharmacist before giving any over-the-counter (OTC) drugs.
  • Make sure your child's doctor knows if your child has asthma or diabetes before taking this medicine.
  • It is best to give this to your child to take this medicine at the same time each day in the same way-either with, or without, food.
  • Do not use after the expiration date on the bottle / package.
  • If too much medicine is taken by accident, call the Drug and Poison Information Center (DPIC) at 513-636-5111, or 1-800-222-1222, or call your child's doctor right away.
  • Keep this medication out of the reach of children.

For any medication information related to your child's dosing schedule and / or missed doses, contact the healthcare provider who prescribed the medication.

  • Feeling dizzy, tired or confused
  • Cold hands and feet
  • Trouble sleeping

Call your child's doctor right away if your child has trouble breathing, fast or slow heartbeat, or has a severe headache or skin rash.


Last Updated 12/2013