Trandate (generic name: labetalol; brand names include: Normodyne) belongs to a group of medicines known as alpha/beta adrenergic antagonists.
Trandate is used for lowering high blood pressure (hypertension).
Trandate works by blocking the action of certain natural chemicals in the body such as epinephrine on the heart and blood vessels. This effect lowers the heart rate, blood pressure, and strain on the heart.
Follow the directions for using this medicine provided by your doctor or pharmacist.
Tell your doctor before taking Trandate, if:
you are allergic to any medicines;
you have any serious medical conditions;
you are pregnant or breast-feeding.
Active ingredient: labetalol HCl.