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A beta-blocker drug, C17H27NO4, used to treat hypertension and angina pectoris.

[na(phthalene) + d(iol), compound having two attached hydroxy groups + -olol, beta-blocker suff. (from propranolol).]
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Noun1.nadolol - a beta-adrenergic blocking agent (trade name Corgard) that is used to treat hypertension and angina
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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They showed that a dose of propranolol given before memory reactivation blocked the fear response, while nadolol, a beta-blocker that does not cross the blood/brain barrier, did not.
News Report Beximco Pharmaceuticals Limited has received US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approval for its Nadolol tablets (20mg, 40mg and 80mg), which are generic equivalent of Bristol-Myers Squibb's Corgard tablets, for treating hypertension (high blood pressure) and angina pectoris (chest pain).
Treatment of catecholaminergic polymorphic ventricular tachycardia consists of limitation of moderate and high-intensity effort and administration of high-dose beta blocker drugs (propranolol, nadolol).
(2) Traditional nonselective beta-blockers (NSBBs) (propranolol, nadolol, and carvedilol) or endoscopic variceal ligation (EVL) is recommended for the prevention of first variceal hemorrhage in patients with medium or large varices; NSBB is the recommended therapy for patients with high-risk small esophageal varices; the combination of NSBB and EVL is first-line therapy in the prevention of rebleeding.
They compared the effect to [beta]-blocker nadolol (10 [micro]M) and found flecainide to be superior.
Other medications that are possibly effective and considered level C evidence include nadolol, clonazepam, and nimodipine.
Pharmacological treatment includes non-selective Beta blockers like nadolol, propranolol and carvedilol.
The 1st generation agents (such as propranolol, sotalol, timolol, and nadolol), are nonselective and block [beta]1- and [beta]2-receptors.
(2) Medications such as antidepressants (amitriptyline, venlafaxine) and other beta-blockers (atenolol, nadolol) are probably effective and can be considered (level B recommendation; based on one class I trial or 2 class II trials).
Treatment with [beta] blockers such as atenolol or nadolol is recommended for all patients with LQTS but may be most effective for LQT1 (22), in particular in patients with specific classes of KCNQ1 variants (23).
During his admission, he received nadolol for portal hypertension, with his heart rate averaging between 55 and 85 bpm, but this was discontinued on hospital day four.
Her medication was switched to nadolol. Over the course of 6 months prior to the current ischemic stroke, she was admitted twice for transient mild left side hemiparesis and difficulty in verbalizing words.