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Antihypertensive

Beta-blocker

BrandGenericActionUses
Apo­Timol, Novo­TImol timolol blocks stimulation of beta­adrenergic receptor in vascular smoth muscle, slows conduction of the AV node HTN, antiglaucoma
Coreg carvedilol A mixture of nonselective β­blocking and α­blocking activity; decreases cardiac output, exercise­induced tachycardia, reflex orthostatic tachycardia; causes reduction in peripheral vascular resistance and vasodilatation HTN, CHF
Tenormin atenolol Competitively blocks stimulation of β­adrenergic receptor w/in vascular smooth muscle; produces neg chronotropic activity (decreases rate of SA node,increases recovery time), slows conduction of AV node, decreases HR, neg inotropic activity. HTN, prophylaxis of angina pectoris
Bystolic nebivolol Competitively blocks stimulation of β­adrenergic receptor w/in vascular smooth muscle; produces neg chronotropic activity (decreases rate of SA node,increases recovery time), slows conduction of AV node, decreases HR, neg inotropic activity. HTN
Inderal propranolol Nonselective ­blocker with negative inotropic, chronotropic, dromotropic properties. HTN, Chronic stable angina, Supraventricular dysrhythmias
Lopressor metoprolol Lowers B/P by beta blocking effects; reduces elevated renin plasma levels; blocks beta2 adrenergic receptors in bronchial, vascular smooth muscle only at high doses, negative chronotropic effect HTN
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