Labebet 100mg Tablet

Introduction

Labebet 100mg Tablet is a medicine used for treating high blood pressure (hypertension) and heart-related chest pain (angina). It is also effective for treating high blood pressure in pregnancy. It lowers the blood pressure and thus helps in preventing future stroke and heart attack.

Labebet 100mg Tablet may be used alone or in combination with other medicines. It should be taken with food. You can take it at any time of day but try to take it at the same time each day. Since it can cause serious withdrawal effects, it should not be stopped abruptly. Most people with high blood pressure do not feel ill, but if you stop taking this medicine, your condition could get worse. This may lead to your blood pressure rising up again and increase your risk of heart disease and stroke.

It is important to have your blood pressure checked regularly. This medicine is only one part of a treatment program which should also include a healthy diet, regular exercise, smoking cessation, moderation of alcohol intake and weight reduction. You can eat normally while taking this medicine, but try to reduce your salt intake.

Common side effects of this medicine include dizziness, difficulty in urination, allergic reaction, increased liver enzymes, and ejaculation disorder. Consult your doctor if these side effects bother you.

Before taking this medicine, it is better to let your doctor know if you are suffering from any kidney or liver disease. Also, pregnant women and breastfeeding mothers should consult doctor before taking it.

Uses of Labebet Tablet

  • Hypertension (high blood pressure)
  • Angina (heart-related chest pain)
  • Prevention of heart attack and stroke

Side effects of Labebet Tablet

Most side effects do not require any medical attention and disappear as your body adjusts to the medicine. Consult your doctor if they persist or if you’re worried about them

Common side effects of Labebet

  • Dizziness
  • Allergic reaction
  • Ejaculation disorder
  • Increased liver enzymes
  • Difficulty in urination

How to use Labebet Tablet

Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Swallow it as a whole. Do not chew, crush or break it. Labebet 100mg Tablet is to be taken with food.

How Labebet Tablet works

Labebet 100mg Tablet is an alpha and beta blocker. It works by slowing down the heart rate and relaxing blood vessels which makes the heart more efficient at pumping blood around the body.

Safety Advice

Alcohol

UNSAFE
It is unsafe to consume alcohol with Labebet 100mg Tablet.

Pregnancy

CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Labebet 100mg Tablet may be unsafe to use during pregnancy. Although there are limited studies in humans, animal studies have shown harmful effects on the developing baby. Your doctor will weigh the benefits and any potential risks before prescribing it to you. Please consult your doctor.

Breastfeeding

SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Labebet 100mg Tablet is probably safe to use during breastfeeding. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent any significant risk to the baby.

Driving

UNSAFE
Labebet 100mg Tablet may decrease alertness, affect your vision or make you feel sleepy and dizzy. Do not drive if these symptoms occur.

Kidney

SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Labebet 100mg Tablet is safe to use in patients with kidney disease. No dose adjustment of Labebet 100mg Tablet is recommended.
However, talk to your doctor if you have any underlying kidney disease. Regular monitoring of blood pressure is recommended for better dose adjustment.

Liver

CAUTION
Labebet 100mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Labebet 100mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.