Beta Blockers

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CharlieSCC
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185212
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Beta Blockers
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2012-11-24 22:33:29
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Beta Adrenergic Blockers
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  1. Beta Blockers (Beta Adrenergic Blockers)

    atenolol  -  Tenormin
    metoprolol  -  Lopressor
    nadolol  -  Corgard
    propranolol  -  Inderal

    MOA
    decrease heart rate - decrease BP

    Blocks stimulation of beta1, adrenergic receptors not affecting beta2 receptor sites

    decrease frequency of attacks and angina
  2. Beta Blockers (Beta Adrenergic Blockers)

    atenolol  -  Tenormin
    metoprolol  -  Lopressor
    nadolol  -  Corgard
    propranolol  -  Inderal

    SE
    Fatigue, weakness, ED

    Life threatening - Bradycardia, HF, Pulmonary edema
  3. Beta Blockers (Beta Adrenergic Blockers)

    atenolol  -  Tenormin
    metoprolol  -  Lopressor
    nadolol  -  Corgard
    propranolol  -  Inderal

    Contraindicated
    OB, Lactation, Pedi

    metoprolol  -  Lopressor: Geri as well
  4. Beta Blockers (Beta Adrenergic Blockers)

    "olols"
    • atenolol  -  Tenormin
    • metoprolol  -  Lopressor
    • nadolol  -  Corgard
    • propranolol  -  Inderal

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