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Lobet (20mg) (Labetalol) Drug Price and Information

Labetalol (Lobet (20mg)) is a beta-blocker, prescribed for high blood pressure, including high blood pressure during pregnancy. It blocks both alpha and beta receptors in the body, which lowers blood pressure.

Lobet (20mg) - Samarth Pharma Pvt. Ltd.

Lobet (20mg)  Injection

Generic : Labetalol
Price Updated on August 8, 2019
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Drug information on Lobet (20mg) (Labetalol) from Samarth Pharma Pvt. Ltd.

Written & Compiled by Anushta Chandrapalan, M.Sc  | Medically Reviewed by The Medindia Medical Review Team

Medical condition(s) for which Lobet (20mg) may be prescribed

Dosage & When it is to be taken (Indications)

PO- Adult- The starting oral dose is 100 mg twice daily.
IV- Emergency treatment of HTN- 50 mg, repeat at 5-min intervals if needed, Max: 200 mg.

Side effects of Lobet (20mg)

Body as a whole : Fatigue, weakness and headache.

Gastrointestinal : Nausea, vomiting, indigestion, abdominal pain, diarrhea and taste disturbances.

Central nervous system : Dizziness, tingling and drowsiness.

Autonomic nervous system : Nose stuffiness, ejaculation failure, impotence and increased sweating.

Heart : Slow heart beat and low blood pressure.

Respiratory : Difficulty in breathing.

Skin : Rash.

Special senses : Visual disturbances.

How to use Lobet (20mg)?

It comes as a tablet to take by mouth, with food.
It also comes as a solution for injection, to be administered by a healthcare provider into the vein.


When Should Lobet (20mg) not be taken? (Contraindications)

Contraindicated in patients with asthma, severe heart diseases and hypersensitivity.


Warnings and Precautions for Lobet (20mg)

Caution should be exercised in patients with history of heart, kidney or liver disease; asthma, severe allergic reactions, diabetes, cancer, who are taking other medications, during pregnancy and breastfeeding.

It may cause dizziness or drowsiness do not drive a car or operate machinery while taking this medication.

Avoid alcohol consumption.

It may affect blood sugar level; monitor sugar level regularly.

Other Precautions for Lobet (20mg)

Avoid excess dosage.

Storage Conditions for Lobet (20mg)

Store it in an airtight container, and out of the reach of children. Protect from heat. Store it at room temperature.

Schedule : H  Prescription drugs - Drugs to be sold only under the prescription of a Registered Medical Practitioner.

Lobet (20mg)(Labetalol) : Frequently Asked Questions

Q: Is Lobet (20mg) a safe drug?

A: Lobet (20mg) is generally a safe medicine if it is taken as recommended by the doctor. The side effects that result from the use of this medication occur during the first few weeks of treatment and eventually disappear (1 Trusted Source
Labetalol in the treatment of essential hypertension: a single-blind dose ranging study

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Q: Does Lobet (20mg) cause itching?

A: Yes, itchy skin, a rash, or a tingly scalp are common side effects of Lobet (20mg). Consult a healthcare professional if the itchiness or rash gets worse or lasts for more than a week (2 Trusted Source

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Q: What happens when alcohol is taken with Lobet (20mg)?

A: Avoid alcohol while taking Lobet (20mg), as it may result in an excessive lowering of blood pressure (3 Trusted Source
Labetalol : Interaction with Food, Herbs and Alcohol

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Q: Can Lobet (20mg) be taken on an empty stomach?

A: Lobet (20mg) is usually taken two or three times a day with food, milk, or water because it is likely to cause stomach upset when taken on an empty stomach (2 Trusted Source

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Q: How long does Lobet (20mg) take to start working?

A: Lobet (20mg) starts working within 2-5 minutes of administration to reduce blood pressure (4 Trusted Source

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  • 1. Labetalol in the treatment of essential hypertension: a single-blind dose ranging study - (https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/3700690/ )
  • 2. Labetalol - (https://medlineplus.gov/druginfo/meds/a685034.html )
  • 3. Labetalol : Interaction with Food, Herbs and Alcohol - (https://www.medindia.net/drugs/drug-food-interactions/labetalol.htm)
  • 4. Labetalol - (https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/books/NBK534787/ )
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