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What Is The Difference Between Selective And Nonselective Beta1 Blockers
Side effects: Side effects such as effects on breathing are less common with selective than with non-selective beta blockers. If blockers are used in tablet form for oral medication, eye drops may not be as effective. Choice of glaucoma treatment can depend on other medical co-conditions and side effect profile. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Systemic effects: Beta blocker drugs are effective agents to lower the internal eye pressure in treating glaucoma. There is some systemic absorption and in sensitive individuals non-selective blockers can lower the maximum heart rate, cause lung spasms and elevate the blood sugar. Selective blockers have less tendency to do these but if you are taking these agents, report changes to your ophthalmologist. ...Read more
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.: Alpha blocker - dilate smooth muscle - in artery so decrease blood pressure. Also decrease action of norepinephrine (which normally increases blood pressure). Beta blocker - work on heart and decrease heart rate, and decrease action of Epinephrine (which normally increases blood pressure). Simplest answer i can write. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Yes There Is: Antacids are alkalies which chemically neutralize acid in stomach.H2 blockers are meds like ranitidine(zantac) which work by cutting the production of acid thereby reducing acid in the stomach.And then there are proton pump inhibiters called ppis, like prilosec(omeprazole) which also suppreses acid production. ...Read more
Social Anxiety: Yes, there are many differences. Selective mutism is most often seen in children, while social anxiety disorder is typically seen from adolescence through adulthood. Social anxiety is related to fear (and sometimes avoidance) of interpersonal interaction in social situations, while selective mutism is a refusal or unwillingness to speak in some or most situations. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Name says it all: Calcium channel blockers block the channel that allows vascular tone to increase and lowers blood pressure. The beta blockers work on beta recetors on the vessels to lower pressure . The heart has both beta receptors and calcium channels. Therefore betablockers and some calcium channel blockers can slow the heart rate as well. ...Read more
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