risk of my child having birth defects from this medication?
Labetalol is of pregnancy category C.
Category C Animal reproduction studies have shown an adverse effect on the fetus and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in humans, but potential benefits may warrant use of the drug in pregnant women despite potential risks.
Please discuss with your doctor if you have any concerns.
- Labetalol Information for Consumers
- Labetalol Information for Healthcare Professionals (includes dosage details)
- Side Effects of Labetalol (detailed)
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