Beta Blockers

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Sinus Tachycardia - Treatment
... Beta blockers can be used to slow the rate, but most patients are usually already treated with beta blockers as a routine regimen for AMI ... Beta blockers are useful if the cause is sympathetic overactivity ...
Sympatholytic - Antiadrenergic - In Anxiety - Beta Blockers
... There is clear evidence from many controlled trials in the past 25 years that beta blockers are effective in anxiety disorders, though the mechanism of action is not known (2) ... Some people have used beta blockers for 'performance anxiety' ... musicians, public speakers, actors, and professional dancers, have been known to use beta blockers to avoid stage fright and tremor during public performance and especially auditions ...
Carvedilol - Pharmacology
... Carvedilol is both a beta blocker (β1, β2) and alpha blocker (α1) Norepinephrine stimulates the nerves that control the muscles of the heart by binding to the β1- and β2-adrenergic receptors ... Relative to other beta blockers, carvedilol has minimal inverse agonist activity ... has a reduced negative chronotropic and inotropic effect compared to other beta blockers, which may decrease its potential to worsen symptoms of heart ...
Choice of Initial Medication - Patient Factors Affecting Antihypertensive Drug Choice
... UK guidelines suggest starting patients over the age of 55 years first on calcium channel blockers or thiazide diuretics ... Anxiety may be improved with the use of beta blockers ... Asthmatics have been reported to have worsening symptoms when using beta blockers ...
Beta Blocker
... Beta-Adrenergic antagonist" redirects here Beta blockers β-blockers Drug class Skeletal formula of propranolol, the first clinically successful ... Biological target beta receptors ATC code C07 External links MeSH D000319 AHFS/Drugs.com Drug Classes Consumer Reports Best Buy Drugs WebMD medicinenet rxlist Beta blockers (β-blockers, beta-adrenergic ... Beta blockers target the beta receptor ...

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