Labetalol for High Blood Pressure During Pregnancy
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Labetalol is an alpha- and beta-blocker drug used to lower Reference high blood pressure Opens New Window during pregnancy. It is sometimes given in the hospital setting, either through a vein (Reference intravenously Opens New Window, or IV) or by mouth. Some doctors also prescribe labetalol by mouth for daily outpatient treatment of high blood pressure.
|By:||Reference Healthwise Staff||Last Revised: November 5, 2012|
|Medical Review:||Reference Sarah Marshall, MD - Family Medicine
Reference William Gilbert, MD - Maternal and Fetal Medicine