carvedilol

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car·ve·di·lol

 (kär-vā′dĭ-lôl′, -lōl′ -vĕd′ĭ-)
n.
A beta-blocker drug, C24H26N2O4, used especially to treat congestive heart failure and hypertension.

[carve-, probably alteration of carba(zole), one of its constituents (carb(o)- + -azole) + (vaso)dil(ator) + -ol.]
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Noun1.carvedilol - beta blocker that can reduce the progression of heart failure in individuals whose disease is not advanced
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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carvedilol

n carvedilol m