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use of beta-blockers in HTN?
decrease CO
decrease renin secrection (receptors on JGA)
use of beta-blockers in Angina pectoris?
decrease HR & contractility
decreases O2 consumption
use of beta-blockers in MI?
decrease mortality
use of beta-blockers in SVT? which ones?
class II anti-arrythmics
decrease AV conduction velocity (region between P & QRS - PR interval)
-propranolol, esmolol
use of beta-blockers in CHF?
slow progression of chronic failure
use of beta-blockers in Glaucoma? which one?
decrease secretion of aqueous humor
Timolol
impotence, bradycardia, AV block, CHF, sedation, sleep alterations are toxicity of? use with caution in what populations?
beta blocker toxicity
-also asthma exacerbation, "CV & CNS adverse effects"

use w/caution in diabetics
Acebutol
Betaxolol
Esmolol
Atenolol
Metoprolol
A-BEAM of beta-1 selective blockers
-useful for comorbid pulmonary dz

special characteristics
-slow acting - esmolol
-partial agonist - acebutol
Pindolol
Nadolol
Timolol
Propranolol
Nonselective beta blockers

"Please Try Not being Picky"
Labetalol
Carvedilol
nonselective alpha & beta agonists - vasodilatory
Pindolol
Acebutol
partial beta agonists