HyperDic: beta-adrenergic_blocking_agent

English > 1 sense of the expression beta-adrenergic blocking agent:
NOUNartifactbeta-adrenergic blocking agent, beta blocker, beta-blocking agent, beta-adrenergic blockerany of various drugs used in treating hypertension or arrhythmia
English > beta-adrenergic blocking agent: 1 sense > noun 1, artifact
MeaningAny 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.
Synonymsbeta blocker, beta-blocking agent, beta-adrenergic blocker
Narroweracebutolol, SectralAn oral beta blocker (trade name Sectral) used in treating hypertension
atenolol, TenorminAn oral beta blocker (trade name Tenormin) used in treating hypertension and angina
carvedilolbeta blocker that can reduce the progression of heart failure in individuals whose disease is not advanced
esmolol, Breviblocintravenous beta blocker (trade name Brevibloc) that acts for only a short time
metoprolol, Lopressorbeta blocker (trade name Lopressor) used in treating hypertension and angina and arrhythmia and acute myocardial infarction
nadolol, CorgardA beta-adrenergic blocking agent (trade name Corgard) that is used to treat hypertension and angina
pindolol, ViskenAn oral beta blocker (trade name Visken) used in treating hypertension
propanolol, InderalThe first beta blocker (trade name Inderal) used in treating hypertension and angina pectoris and essential tremor
timolol, BlocadrenA beta blocker (trade name Blocadren) administered after heart attacks
Broaderblocker, blocking agentA class of drugs that inhibit (block) some biological process
Spanishbeta bloqueador
Catalanblocador d'adrenoreceptors beta

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