Cardioselective Beta Blocker

Cardioselective beta-blockers are used to treat angina, high blood pressure, and abnormal heart rhythms. They prevent the stimulation of beta-1 blockers, reducing heart activity, systolic blood pressure, heart rate, and cardiac contractility. They are less likely to cause bronchoconstriction. Esmolol, Atenolol, Bisoprolol, and Metoprolol are some cardioselective beta-blockers.

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Can I take Amlodipine to control my BP?

Query: Hi doctor, I am 39 years old and my weight is 70. My blood pressure is 130/80 mmHg. I am on Seloken XL 50 once daily. Can I use non-selective beta blocker instead of beta blockers? Please advise if Amlodipine is good.  Read Full »


Dr. Rohit Jain

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Your question is a hypothetical one. The reason being every drug is good and bad and has its own pros and cons. Metoprolol is a wonderful drug to slow down the heart rate without side effects on other organs. Metoprolol is a cardioselective beta blocke. Having said that...  Read Full »

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