Labetalol is in a group of drugs called beta-blockers. Beta-blockers affect the heart and circulation (blood flow through arteries and veins). Labetalol is used to treat hypertension (high blood pressure). Labetalol may also be used for purposes not listed in this medication guide.
Trandate is a beta-blocker used to lower high blood pressure and severe hypertension. Trandate works by inhibiting beta and alpha-receptors from the body, which lowers the blood pressure. Trandate makes the blood vessels to relax, which improves the circulation of blood, reducing blood pressure.