beta-blocking agent


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ATLANTA, March 13 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Patients with heart failure who were prescribed the beta-blocking agent Coreg(R) (carvedilol) at the time of their hospital discharge showed improved survival rates at 60-90 days, according to results of a new analysis from the heart failure registry, OPTIMIZE-HF (Organized Program To Initiate life-saving treaMent In hospitaliZEd patients with Heart Failure).
COREG is marketed by GlaxoSmithKline in the United States and is the only beta-blocking agent FDA approved to improve survival in mild to severe heart failure and is the only beta-blocker approved for patients who suffered a heart attack that reduced how well the heart pumps.
Coreg is marketed by GlaxoSmithKline in the United States and is the only beta-blocking agent FDA approved to save lives in heart attack patients with left ventricular dysfunction (or a damaged heart).
May be safely administered with beta-blocking agents, but dose adjustments may be required.
On page 38, under "Hypertension," the last sentence should read, "Use of selective beta-blocking agents poses less cardiac risk; however, if the dental client takes nonselective beta-blocking drugs, vasoconstrictor concentrations should be limited to two or fewer cartridges of 1:100,000.
Following abrupt cessation of therapy with certain beta-blocking agents, exacerbations of angina pectoris and, in some cases, myocardial infraction have occurred.
In patients without a history of cardiac failure, continued depression of the myocardium with beta-blocking agents over a period of time can, in some cases, lead to cardiac failure.
With certain beta-blocking agents, stopping therapy abruptly has led to chest pain and, in some cases, heart attack.