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Preventive Cardiology: Beta-blockers

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by Schulte S
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Common Names

Examples of beta-blockers include:
  • Metoprolol (Lopressor, Toprol XL)
  • Propranolol (Inderal)
  • Atenolol (Tenoretic)
  • Carvedilol (Coreg)
  • Nadolol (Corgard)
  • Labetalol (Trandate)
  • Acebutolol (Sectral)
 

Current Uses

 

Treatment

Beta-blockers may be prescribed if you have:
 

RESOURCES

American Heart Association
http://www.heart.org/

US Food and Drug Administration
http://www.fda.gov/

 

CANADIAN RESOURCES

Health Canada
http://www.hc-sc.gc.ca/index%5Fe.html/

Heart and Stroke Foundation of Canada
http://ww2.heartandstroke.ca/splash/

 

References


Acebutolol. EBSCO DynaMed website. Available at: http://www.ebscohost.com/dynamed/what.php . Updated October 22, 2012. Accessed December 13, 2012.


Atenolol. EBSCO DynaMed website. Available at: http://www.ebscohost.com/dynamed/what.php . Updated November 6, 2012. Accessed December 13, 2012.


Beta blockers. EBSCO DynaMed website. Available at: http://www.ebscohost.com/dynamed/what.php . Updated January 2, 2012. Accessed December 13, 2012.


Cardiac Medications. American Heart Association website. Available at: http://www.heart.org/HEARTORG/Conditions/HeartAttack/PreventionTreatmentofHeartAttack/Cardiac-Medications%5FUCM%5F303937%5FArticle.jsp . Updated September 10, 2012. Accessed December 13, 2012.


2/11/2011 DynaMed's Systematic Literature Surveillance DynaMed's Systematic Literature Surveillance : Salpeter S, Ormiston T, Salpeter E. Cardioselective beta-blockers for chronic obstructive pulmonary disease. Cochrane Database Syst Rev. 2011;(1):CD003566.

 

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