Labetalol in essential hypertension.

  title={Labetalol in essential hypertension.},
  author={Alasdair M. Breckenridge and Michael C L'E Orme and M J Serlin and M Bruce Maciver},
  journal={British journal of clinical pharmacology},
  volume={13 1 Suppl},
1 Labetalol is an effective agent in essential hypertension as documented in open studies and controlled studies in which its efficacy has been compared with both placebo and a variety of other anti-hypertensive drugs. 2 Labetalol given by mouth lowers blood pressure rapidly. There is no evidence of tolerance to its anti-hypertensive action. 3 Adverse… CONTINUE READING