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Beta blockers treat a variety of conditions, such as high blood pressure, glaucoma and migraines. Find out more about dosing and side effects.
"For many patients beta-blockers are not a priority, and we should concentrate on treatments that have proved to be important, such as statins and antiplatelet therapy," an expert said. H...
In a prospective study, abrupt interruption of beta-blockers did not lead to hemodynamic rebound or increase the risk for variceal bleeding among patients with cirrhosis.Researchers evaluated 249 cons...
In a prospective study, abrupt interruption of beta-blockers did not lead to haemodynamic rebound or increase the risk for variceal bleeding among patients with cirrhosis.Researchers evaluated 249 con...
CHICAGO — Using IV beta blockers before PCI in patients with STEMI was safe but provided no benefit, researchers reported at the American College of Cardiology Scientific Session. In 683 patients wi...
(European Lung Foundation) Beta-blockers could be used to reduce the risk of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) exacerbations, according to new findings.
Regarding side effects and tolerability of β blockers, Kotecha and colleagues state: “Although β blockers are often associated with side effects, data from randomised trials consistently show no t...
Following coronary angioplasty, beta-blockers did not significantly improve mortality rates or reduce the number of future cardiovascular incidents for older patients with stable angina but no history...
Many of the studies associating digoxin use with increased mortality were conducted before beta-blockers became a standard therapy for heart failure (HF) patients. Our goal was to determine the effect...
Beta blockers are some of the most studied drugs in the pharmacopoeia. They are already widely used in medicine for treating hypertension, chronic heart failure, tachyarrhythmias, and tremor. Whilst t...
The recognition of beta-blockers as a preferred initial therapy for hypertension has been a hot topic of debate recently. This meta-analysis was aimed to assess the impact of different beta-blockers o...
To evaluate whether oral beta-blockers (BBs) are associated with a decreased number of intravitreal injections in patients with incident neovascular age-related macular degeneration.
A recent individual patient data meta-analysis has shown that beta-blockers reduce mortality in patients with heart failure and reduced left ventricular ejection fraction (HFrEF) who are in sinus rhyt...