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(MedPage Today) -- Beta-blockers could be useful addition to antihypertensive regimens in osteoarthritis
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...
The use of beta-blockers in older adults with stable angina who underwent PCI did not reduce the adjusted mortality rate, MI, stroke or revascularization, according to retrospective, observational reg...
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...
TUESDAY, Aug. 16, 2016 -- Doctors might be overprescribing beta-blocker medications to heart patients who aren't seriously ill, a new study contends. Beta blockers such as Inderal (propranolol) and Lo...
New data published in Hepatology showed that nonselective beta-blockers did not increase all-cause or cirrhosis-related mortality in patients with advanced cirrhosis and ascites.“In 2010, serious co...
While beta-blockers have been widely used for patients with stable coronary artery disease (CAD), some concerns have been raised that beta blockers do not have survival benefit in this population. We ...
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...
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...
Most medical students use Wikipedia as an information source, yet medical schools do not train students to improve Wikipedia or use it critically.
Background: Hypertension is a common complication in patients with gout and/or hyperuricemia. Besides, hyperuricemia is a risk factor of gout as well as ischemic heart disease in hypertensive patients...