Labetalol

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Anonymous
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3101
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Labetalol
Updated:
2009-12-14 20:33:47
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Labetalol
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  1. What class is Labetalol?
    Alph/Beta adrenergic blocker
  2. What are the indications for Labetalol?
    Hypertensive emergencies
  3. What are the contraindications for Labetalol?
    Asthma, 3rd degree heart block, CHF, bradycardia, cardiogenic shock
  4. What is the dosage for Labetalol?
    10-20mg IV over 1-2min, may repeat every 20min
  5. What is the mechanism of action for Labetalol?
    reduce bp without tachycardia
  6. What is the duration of action for Labetalol?
    Onset is 10min, duration 2-6hrs

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