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Wat do beta blockers do?

Wat do beta blockers do?

Beta-blockers: Beta blockers is a class of drugs that affect beta-adrinergic receptors. There are at least two of those that beta-blockers block, known as beta-1 and beta-2. They are found in different body tissues and blocking beta-1 and beta-2 receptors exercises certain effect on the tissues where those are located. Beta-blockers are frequently used in people with high blood pressure, arrhythmia, heart issues. ...Read more

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What do beta blockers do?

What do beta blockers do?

Beta blockers: Beta blockers block beta receptors. Beta receptors are molecular structures on certain cells which when beta agonists attach to them cause effects like increased heart rate and blood pressure. The beta blockers attach and the beta agonists can't hook up and cause the increase in heart rate and blood pressure ...Read more

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How do beta blockers work?

How do beta blockers work?

Block adrenaline: They block the effect of adrenaline on the heart and blood vessels; they lower the heart rate and blood pressure and they allow to the heart work less. ...Read more

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How do beta-blockers work ?

How do beta-blockers work ?

See below: Debbie, Beta blockers act on the epinepherine (adrenaline) receptor. They block it, stopping the epi from attaching to it. The functional result is that they act to slow your heart rate and lower your blood pressure. They are excellent blood pressure medicines if you need them. Hope this helps! ...Read more

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What are beta blockers used for?

What are beta blockers used for?

Many issues: Beta blockers are used to treat so many different conditions from elevated blood pressure to irregular heart rhythms to anxiety to tremors and migraine headaches. This just names some of the uses! ...Read more

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Can I excercise taking beta blockers?

Can I excercise taking beta blockers?

Yes: You may not reach your previous target heart rates due to blunting of the rate by the medicine, but you will still get the physical benefits of exercise. ...Read more

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What are the effects of beta-blockers?

What are the effects of beta-blockers?

Usually dose depend: Beta blockers lower blood pressure and slow heart rate.Side effect can be dizzy, fatigue, impotence, depression, wheezing , to name a few. ...Read more

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How much time should beta blockers work for ?

Variable: There are different beta blockers, and their duration of action can be quite variable. There are several, Inderal (propranolol) for one, ,that are short acting, 6-8 hours. Others can last for 24 hours or even longer. ...Read more

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I have been prescribed beta blockers, what are these?

I have been prescribed beta blockers, what are these?

Receptor Blockers: Beta is short for beta adrenergic receptor and beta blockers inhibit these receptors that are stimulated primarily by epinephrine and norepinephrine, our "fight or flight" hormones. The importance in heart disease is that many disorders like a failing heart or heart attack are worsened by increased heart rate and demand on the heart. Beta blockers reduce this effect and help improve outcomes. ...Read more

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What is the difference between beta blockers and ARBs?

Difference: Beta blockers block beta receptors, ARBs or angiotensin receptor blockers block angiotensin receptors. Those are different receptors with different biochemical effects of their blockade. ...Read more

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Need expert help here. What are beta blockers medication?

Need expert help here. What are beta blockers medication?

Cardiac output: Beta blockers reduce your cardiac output ; meaning the amount of blood your heart pumps out per unit of time . In addition, it decreases your heart rate and your blood pressure. ...Read more

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What will happen if i stop taking beta blockers abruptly?

Rebound: Stopping beta blockers abruptly could cause rebound elevation of heart rate and blood pressure. It is best to consult with a physician or other healthcare provider prior to stopping us. ...Read more

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Can i manage af by avoiding triggers without beta blockers?

Can i manage af by avoiding triggers without beta blockers?

Yes and no: Betablockers do not prevent atrial fib. It's rare to be able to identify a true trigger. Paroxysmal atrial fib occurs unpredictably . Caffeine and nicotine may make it worse. Bbs slow the pulse but don't prevent spells. Calcium channel blockers (eg verapamil and diltiazem) are good alternatives to bbs. An antiarhythmic (eg flecainide, sotalol, dolfetilide or amiodarone) can actually prevent af. ...Read more

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What else can I take if beta blockers slow me down too much?

Beta blocker: Treatment options depend on why you are taking beta blockers. There are many indications for these agents. For hypertension there are lots of options. For CHF the options are not so easy. ...Read more

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What medication can I use as an alternative to beta blockers?

Reason taking?: If you are taking it for blood pressure, there are multiple non-beta blocker options available, including ACE inhibitors, ARBs, calcium channel blockers, thiazide diuretics, etc. If you are taking it to slow a rapid heart rate condition, then non-dihydropididine calcium channel blockers, diltiazem or verapamil, may be options. ...Read more

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Is beta blockers helpful in someone with severe MI? Explain. .

Yes: relaxation of the heart and slowing of the heart rate decrease stress on the heart ...Read more