If you are an adult with high blood pressure, you may benefit from a medication called labetalol hydrochloride (HCl). This prescription drug comes in tablet form and is sold under the brand name Trandate®. Labetalol is typically taken two or three times a day. Though generally effective, it not a cure for high blood pressure; the drug will not work if you stop taking it.
Nausea, dizziness, and fatigue are some of the most common side effects of this product, but most people are able to take it without any problems. Even so, it is not suitable for everyone. Before using this medication, make sure to talk to your healthcare provider about any other health conditions you have, as well as any other medications you are taking, including vitamins and supplements.
(To learn more about this product, including other important safety warnings to discuss with your healthcare provider, click Labetalol.)