Brevibloc


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Noun1.Brevibloc - intravenous beta blocker (trade name Brevibloc) that acts for only a short time; used primarily for cardiac arrhythmias
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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sales of Brevibloc and cyclophosphamide as well as in-center hemodialysis (ICHD) products due to increased competition and the exit of the bloodline business, respectively.
Mylan has launched esmolol hydrochloride in sodium chloride injection, 2,500 mg/250 mL (10 mg/mL) single-dose plastic bag and 2,000 mg/100 mL (20 mg/mL) single-dose plastic bag, the first generic version of the reference listed drug, Baxter's Brevibloc. Esmolol hydrochloride in sodium chloride injection is indicated for the short-term control of ventricular rate in supraventricular tachycardia including atrial fibrillation and atrial flutter and control of heart rate in noncompensatory sinus tachycardia and control of perioperative tachycardia and hypertension.
For example, there is no mention of priapism as an adverse effect of Desyrel (p.15); no mention of adenosine or esmolol (Brevibloc) in the treatment of paroxysmal supraventricular tachycardia (p 47); no mention of magnesium infusion as treatment of torsade de pointes (p 51) nor a list (getting longer every day) of the drugs that cause it; no mention of cigarette smoking as an "allergen" in asthma (p 100); and no statement was made regarding the lack of efficacy of mineralocorticoid replacement in adrenal insufficiency, but it does appear in the section on secondary adrenal insufficiency, and causes confusion nonetheless (p 497).