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Noun1.propanolol - the first beta blocker (trade name Inderal) used in treating hypertension and angina pectoris and essential tremor
beta blocker, beta-adrenergic blocker, beta-adrenergic blocking agent, beta-blocking agent - any of various drugs used in treating hypertension or arrhythmia; decreases force and rate of heart contractions by blocking beta-adrenergic receptors of the autonomic nervous system
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After several trials with loxapine, haloperidol, propanolol, methylphenidate, diazepam, and paroxetine, the patient finally responded to bupropion [18].
Medications, such as propanolol or fentanyl, have been used to decrease brown fat uptake; however, drug-free methods are also effective.
Only four medications (divalproex sodium, propanolol, timolol, and topiramate) carry U.
Scientists at Cambridge University believe that Propanolol, a beta-blocker drug, obstructs certain memories in the brain that are known to trigger relapses among alcoholics.
Propanolol, the first beta-blocker to be widely used, is nonselective for beta-1 and beta-2 adrenoreceptors.
Additionally, pomolic acid relaxation was unaffected under the muscarinic- and fj-adrenergic-receptor blocked ensured for atropine and propanolol respectively (10 [micro]M each).
Nine patients were then given a two-dose regimen of fast-acting propranolol (40 mg) immediately after memory recall, followed by an extended-release propanolol dose (60 mg) 75 minutes later, and the other 10 patients received placebo.
Comparison of a lifestyle modification program with propanolol use in the management of diastolic hypertension.
Also, Moulaert et al used propanolol after surgical commissurotomy to determine if resection of infundibular hypertrophy was necessary (10).
Kim, who won a silver medal in the men's 50m pistol and bronze in the 10m pistol, tested positive for having taken propanolol, a banned beta-blocker drug, the International Olympic Committee (IOC) announced on Friday.
These included amitriptyline, propanolol, timolol, and divalproex sodium.