Beta Blocker Substitutes?

Answer Doctors use beta blockers to treat congestive heart failure, high blood pressure, chest pain and abnormal heart rhythms. For patients who develop unpleasant side effects when taking beta blockers a... Read More »

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Is Benicar HCT 40-12.5 a beta blocker?

Benicar HCT is a prescription medication that is a combination of two drugs: olmesartan 40mg and hydrochlorothiazide 12.5mg. Olmesartan is an angiotensin II receptor blocker (ARB) and hydrochloroth... Read More »

Is Dobutamine a beta blocker?

Dobutamine: This medication is used to treat heart conditions. The medication provides additional pumping strength by stimulating the heart muscle.Dobutamine is predominantly a β1-adrenergic agoni... Read More »

Is enalapril a beta blocker?

No, enalapril is an ACE inhibitor. There is a hormonal response activated by the kidneys that increases blood pressure called the renin-angiotensin-aldosterone system. The ACE (Angiotensin Converti... Read More »

Mixing beta blocker and aspirin safe?

First of all, Advil is not aspirin, it is ibuprofen.Secondly, beta blockers and aspirin are given together all the time for cardiac patients.Thirdly, there is a small risk of interaction with beta-... Read More »