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Synonyms for Normodyne

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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Labetalol (Normodyne) and furosemide (Lasix) were given for a systolic blood pressure higher than 160 mm Hg and a diastolic pressure greater than 100 mm Hg, but with little effect.
TABLE Pregnancy risk category of some prophylactic drugs for migraine MEDICATION PREGNANCY RISK CATEGORY Labetalol (Normodyne, Trandate) C/D * Propanolol (Inderal, Inderide) C/D * Verapamil (Calan, Isoptin, Verelan) C Nifedipine (Procardia) C Amitriptyline (Limbitrol) C Nortriptyline (Aventyl, Pamelor) D Fluoxetine (Prozac) C Gabapentin (Neurontin) C Divalproex sodium (Depakote) D Topiramate (Topamax) C A = Controlled human studies show no risk, B = No evidence of risk in humans, but no controlled studies, C = Risk to humans has not been ruled out, D = Positive evidence of risk to humans from human or animal studies, X = Contraindicated in pregnancy.
labetalol 100-400 mg $1.38 (200 mg b.i.d.) (Normodyne, b.i.d.
(Commonly used alpha-beta blockers include labetalol, Normodyne, Trandate.)
These concerns also apply to the [alpha]- and [beta]- adrenergic blockers, like labetalol (Normodyne, Trandate) and carvedilol (Coreg).