beta-blocking

beta-blocking

adj
(Pharmacology) pharmacol acting to inhibit the activity of the nerves that are stimulated by adrenaline
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Let us say we are investigating the effect of a new beta-blocking drug and consider that the minimum difference that would make the drug worthwhile is a reduction in heart rate (HR) [greater than or equal to] 10 beats per minute (bpm).
Beta-blocking drugs can lower the mother's high blood pressure and reduce the risk of stroke or haemorrhage, while anti-convulsant drugs may be prescribed to ward off fits.
Use in patients who are taking tricyclic antidepressants or beta-blocking drugs, or MAOI use in last 2 weeks, sugar intolerance.
The criteria included giving cardiac patients aspirin when they arrive at hospitals, prescribing beta-blocking medication when they are discharged, and prescribing antibiotics for pneumonia patients within six hours of arrival.
On page 38, under "Hypertension," the last sentence should read, "Use of selective beta-blocking agents poses less cardiac risk; however, if the dental client takes nonselective beta-blocking drugs, vasoconstrictor concentrations should be limited to two or fewer cartridges of 1:100,000.
This beta-blocking agent is banned only in certain sports such as shooting and archery which require great control.
Beta-blocking drugs such as carvedilol reduce the heart's workload by blocking beta-adrenergic receptors on cells.
If treatment is truly necessary, you might try a beta-blocking drug like Inderal.
Other treatments that may be appropriate before implementing an exercise regimen include angioplasty and bypass surgery, and ACE-inhibiting or beta-blocking medications.
Features include digital temperature selection up to 80 C and digital speed selection from 4 to 16 rpm and a clear beta-blocking acrylic viewing door.