beta-adrenergic blocking agent


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In suspected cases of illicit drug abuse, beta-adrenergic blocking agents should be avoided.
Beta-Adrenergic Blocking Agents -- Propranolol (Inderal) and timolol (Blocadren) are the only two beta blockers approved by the Food and Drug Administration.
They can be grouped into eight different classifications: (1) alpha/beta-adrenergic blocking agents, (2) angiotensin-converting enzyme inhibitors, (3) angiotensin II receptor antagonists, (4) antiadrenergic agents, (5) beta-adrenergic blocking agents, (6) calcium-channel blocking agents, (7) diuretics, and (8) vasodilators.