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Beta blockers are sometimes prescribed for heart conditions such as angina, congestive heart failure (CHF), and heart attack. They can help lower blood pressure, but they are often not the first line of treatment for hypertension.

Common beta blockers prescribed for hypertension include:

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Beta blockers are sometimes prescribed for heart conditions such as angina, congestive heart failure (CHF), and heart attack. They can help lower blood pressure, but they are often not the first line of treatment for hypertension.

Common beta blockers prescribed for hypertension include:

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Beta blockers are intended to prevent anginal attacks or heart attacks. They do this by helping to slow the heart rate and reduce blood pressure, especially during exercise.

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Possible side effects of beta blockers include:

  • Unusual tiredness or weakness (fatigue)
  • Low blood pressure
  • Slow heart rate
  • Decreased sexual ability
  • Dizziness or lightheadedness
  • Trouble sleeping/nightmares
  • Unusual tiredness or weakness
  • Low blood pressure
  • Breathing difficulty or asthma
  • Decreased ability to participate in strenuous physical activity
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Beta-blockers help treat hypertension by lowering blood pressure. They also reduce demands on the heart by reducing the rate and force of contraction.

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Beta blockers are sometimes prescribed for heart conditions such as angina, congestive heart failure (CHF), and heart attack. They can help lower blood pressure, but they are often not the first line of treatment for hypertension.

Common beta blockers prescribed for hypertension include:

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Beta-blockers help treat hypertension by lowering blood pressure. They also reduce demands on the heart by reducing the rate and force of contraction.

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Beta blockers are used for mild to moderate cases of congestive heart failure (CHF) and are often used in conjunction with other medications such as diuretics, ACE inhibitors, and digoxin. Ask your doctor if a beta-blocker is right for you.

Common beta blockers include:

  • Metoprolol (Lopressor, Toprol-XL)
  • Atenolol (Tenormin)
  • Carvedilol (Coreg)
  • Bisoprolol (Zebeta)
  • Propranolol
  • Sotalol
  • Pindolol
  • Penbutolol
  • Acebutolol
  • Timolol
  • Nadolol
  • Betaxalol
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Possible side effects of beta blockers include:

  • Unusual tiredness or weakness (fatigue)
  • Low blood pressure
  • Slow heart rate
  • Decreased sexual ability
  • Dizziness or lightheadedness
  • Trouble sleeping/nightmares
  • Breathing difficulty or asthma
  • Decreased ability to participate in strenuous physical activity
... (more)

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Beta-blockers help treat congestive heart failure by slowing the heart rate and reducing blood pressure.

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Beta blockers are used for mild to moderate cases of congestive heart failure (CHF) and are often used in conjunction with other medications such as diuretics, ACE inhibitors, and digoxin. Ask your doctor if a beta-blocker is right for you.

Common beta blockers include:

  • Metoprolol (Lopressor, Toprol-XL)
  • Atenolol (Tenormin)
  • Carvedilol (Coreg)
  • Bisoprolol (Zebeta)
  • Propranolol
  • Sotalol
  • Pindolol
  • Penbutolol
  • Acebutolol
  • Timolol
  • Nadolol
  • Betaxalol
... (more)

Beta-blockers help treat congestive heart failure by slowing the heart rate and reducing blood pressure.

... (more)

Possible side effects of beta blockers include:

  • Unusual tiredness or weakness (fatigue)
  • Low blood pressure
  • Slow heart rate
  • Decreased sexual ability
  • Dizziness or lightheadedness
  • Trouble sleeping/nightmares
  • Breathing difficulty or asthma
  • Decreased ability to participate in strenuous physical activity
... (more)

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Beta blockers are intended to prevent anginal attacks or heart attacks. They do this by helping to slow the heart rate and reduce blood pressure, especially during exercise.

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Beta blockers are intended to prevent anginal attacks or heart attacks. Beta blockers are also prescribed when recovering from a heart attack in order to lessen the likelihood of recurrence.

Common beta blockers include:

  • Metoprolol (Lopressor, Toprol-XL)
  • Atenolol (Tenormin)
  • Nadolol (Corgard)
  • Propranolol (Inderal)
  • Carvedilol (Coreg)
  • Bisoprolol (Zebeta)
  • Pindolol (Apo-Pindol)
  • Acebutolol (Sectral)
  • Labetalol (Trandate)
  • Betaxolol (Kerlone)
  • Cartelol (Cartrol)
  • Penbutolol (Levatol)
  • Esmolol (Brevibloc)
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Beta blockers are intended to prevent anginal attacks or heart attacks. They do this by helping to slow the heart rate and reduce blood pressure, especially during exercise.

... (more)