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  • n. A mixed alpha/beta adrenergic antagonist, which is used to treat high blood pressure.

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  • n. 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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  • A blood pressure drug called labetalol, for example, usually costs $25 a dose.

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  • Currently, for example, intensive care doctors are coping with a shortage of a drug called labetalol that's used to treat patients whose blood pressure is going through the roof.

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  • The drug with the highest mark-up was labetalol, a blood pressure medication that has been in shortage for more than a year.

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  • Sagent Pharmaceuticals, Inc., a privately held specialty pharmaceutical company, today announced that it has received FDA approval of labetalol hydrochloride (HCl) injection, USP, commonly used to control severe hypertension.

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  • "Another product of our joint venture with Strides Arcolab, labetalol is an important addition to our specialty injectable portfolio and enhances our cardiovascular care offering," said Jeffrey M. Yordon, Sagent's chief executive officer founder and chairman of the board.

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  • IMS estimates that 2009 sales of labetalol HCl injection in the United States approximated $9 million.

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  • Hypertension - First choice, GTN IV or  - blockade (phentolamine IV); Second choice, labetalol IV NEVER pure  - blockers.

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  • Cardene I.V. more effective than intravenous labetalol for BP management in acute stroke patients

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  • Sagent's labetalol HCl Injection is the generic equivalent of Prometheus Laboratories '

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  • Feb. 8/PRNewswire/-- Sagent Pharmaceuticals, Inc., a privately held specialty pharmaceutical company, today announced that it has received FDA approval of labetalol hydrochloride (HCl) injection, USP, commonly used to control severe hypertension.

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