What are six therapeutic uses for Beta blockers?
•Angina: (Decrease the workload on the heart by lowering HR and contractility)
•Hypertension: (Reduce peripheral vascular resistance)
•Cardiac Dysrrhythmias: (Have been shown to prevent sudden death in post-MI patients)
•Myocardial Infarction: (reduce infarct size and risk of 2nd heart attack/re-infarction).
•Stage fright: (prevent tremulousness)
•Glaucoma: (given topically for this indication)