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Noun1.esmolol - 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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Resuscitation with fluids, pressors, atropine and esmolol was successful, leading to rapid resolution of the ischaemia and full recovery.
The following month RoundTable acquired esmolol, a generic injectable cardiology product from Metrics Pharmaceutical Ventures, for an undisclosed sum.
Common parenteral drugs used to reduce blood pressure include intravenous nitroprusside, nicardipine, fenoldopam, nitroglycerin, enalapril, hydralazine, diazoxide, labetalol, esmolol, and phentolamine (Bohan et al., 1999).
__ Give esmolol 500 mg/kg IV bolus over 1 min, follow with
Following the administration of IV phenylephrine and ephedrine, if blood pressure did not decrease below SBP of 160 and/or diastolic blood pressure of 110 within 3 min, we had the option of administering 10 mg IV esmolol to treat reactive hypertension.
Among the beta-adrenergic antagonists, Esmolol [8,9,10,11] Methyl 3-{4-[(2S)-2-hydroxy-3-(isopropyl amino) propoxy] phenyl} propanoate is an effective option, because it is ultra-short-acting and can be administered intravenously.
Comparative evaluation of the effect of remifentanil and 2 different doses of esmolol on pain during propofol injection: A double-blind, randomized clinical consort study.
[7] in their study required IV esmolol 10 mg in 19 patients of placebo group and 2 patients of clonidine group.
An esmolol bolus (100 mg) was administered, followed by an infusion which was started at 50 mcg/kg/min and clevidipine restarted once heart rate was controlled.
Comparison of esmolol and lignocaine for atttenuation of cardiovascular stress response to laryngoscopy and endotracheal intubation.
Specialist pharmaceutical company Cardiome Pharma (NASDAQ:CRME)(TSX:COM) reported on Tuesday the launch of a commercialisation agreement to sell AOP Orphan Pharma's cardiovascular products, ESMOCARD and ESMOCARD LYO (esmolol hydrochloride) in Italy, France, Spain and Belgium.