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beta blockers

These drugs inhibit the body’s normal reaction to stress, and are thus used mostly as antihypertensives.
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USA], Jan 9 (ANI): According to a research, melanoma patients may live longer if they take beta blockers, a class of drugs used to manage abnormal heart rhythm and prevent heart attacks.
A Cleveland Clinic study found that the common heart drug known as beta blockers may have a positive effect on a serious respiratory problem--pulmonary arterial hypertension (PAH).
M2 EQUITYBITES-May 30, 2017-University of Leeds research challenges UK prescription of beta blockers to heart attack patients
M2 PHARMA-May 30, 2017-University of Leeds research challenges UK prescription of beta blockers to heart attack patients
8 Several large placebo-controlled trials have demonstrated that drugs which reduce HR, including beta blockers, can reduce mortality and morbidity in patients with acute MI or CHF.
There are essentially four classes of medications that can be used as first-line agents for the treatment of high blood pressure: beta blockers, calcium channel blockers, diuretics, and angiotensin converting enzyme (ACE) inhibitors/angiotensin receptor blockers (ARBs).
Beta blockers are commonly prescribed to patients undergoing kidney dialysis, to decrease the risk for sudden cardiac death.
Comment: Beta blockers suppress nighttime melatonin secretion, which might explain why these drugs sometimes cause insomnia.
Then we had the first generation, second generation and third generation beta blockers followed by cardio selective beta blockers.
According to research presented at the American Academy of Neurology's 65th Annual Meeting this month, patients taking beta blockers for hypertension may be less likely to have brain changes associated with Alzheimer's disease and other forms of dementia.
ISLAMABAD -- A new study suggests that blood pressure drugs, beta blockers in particular, can protect brain against changes linked to Alzheimer's and other types of dementia.
Commonly prescribed drugs called beta blockers fail to protect against heart attacks and strokes even while helping to control heart rate and blood pressure, a new study finds.