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    Beta-blockers Conditions

    Beta-blockers, What are beta-blockers and how do they work? Beta-blockers are medicines that are used to treat a variety of conditions. , sotal...

    Calcium-channel Blockers Professional

    Calcium-channel Blockers, It is less negatively inotropic than verapamil but should still be used cautiously with beta-blockers. It is a 'rate-limiting' CCB. ...

    Alpha-blockers Conditions

    Alpha-blockers, There are more studies which show that medicines such as beta-blockers, ACE inhibitors and diuretics are better than alpha-blockers at lowering the ...

    Calcium-channel Blockers Conditions

    Calcium-channel Blockers, They are safe to take with a beta-blocker. In fact, a dihydropyridine calcium-channel blocker plus a beta-blocker medici...

    CT Head Scanning Indications Professional

    CT Head Scanning Indications, Claustrophobia is less of a problem compared with MRI. Indications CT remains the investigation for the diagnosis and management of many cent...

    H2 Blockers Conditions

    H2 Blockers, Most people who take H2 blockers do not develop any side-effects. What are H2 blockers? H2 blockers are a group of medicines that reduce the amoun...

    Arterial Blood Gases - Indications and Interpretation Professional

    Arterial Blood Gases - Indications and Interpretation, This is slow and may need secretion of H + ions or reabsorption/new production of HCO 3 - ions. [ 3 ] Indications ...

    PEG Feeding Tubes - Indications and Management Professional

    PEG Feeding Tubes - Indications and Management, Contra-indications to PEG [ 9 ] Absolute contra-indications for use of PEG in adults: Active coagulopathies and t...

    Surgical Drains - Indications, Management and Removal Professional

    Surgical Drains - Indications, Management and Removal, With better evidence, management of surgical patients should improve and surgeons should be able to practise based upon sound scientific...

    Extended-spectrum beta-lactamases (ESBLs) Conditions

    Extended-spectrum beta-lactamases (ESBLs), Extended-spectrum beta-lactamases (ESBLs) are chemicals (enzymes) that can be made by some germs (bacteria). The ESBLs can make some antib...

    Beta Hex Deficiency Professional

    Beta Hex Deficiency, The products of the 3 genes HEXA, HEXB and GM2A are respectively: Alpha subunits of b-hexosaminidase A: absence or defects of these results in Tay-Sachs disease (...

    Hypertension treatment Professional

    Initial antihypertensive choices   If the patient is young (≤55 years) and non-black, start with : (A) angiotensin-converting enzyme (ACE) inhibitor or low-cost angiotensin-II...

    Acute Coronary Syndrome Professional

    Calcium antagonists (eg, diltiazem, verapamil) are used for patients who cannot tolerate a beta-blocker, or are used in addition to a beta-blocker. Verapamil should...

    Extrasystoles Professional

    Treatment options are: Drugs - beta-blockers (eg, atenolol, metoprolol). Radiofrequency catheter ablation of the ectopic focus (in suitable cases). , beta-blo...

    Marfan's Syndrome Conditions

    There are medicines which may help to slow down any widening of your aorta. Beta-blockers are often prescribed for this reason. Other medicines used include calcium antagonists , ...

    Heart Failure Conditions

    One may be used instead of an ACE inhibitor if you have problems or side-effects with taking an ACE inhibitor (such as a persistent cough). Beta-blockers A beta-b...

    Heart Failure Management Professional

    Asthma, second- or third-degree heart block, sick sinus syndrome (without pacemaker) and sinus bradycardia (<50 beats per minute (bpm)) remain contra-indications to beta-block...

    Marfan's Syndrome Professional

    Drugs Prophylactic beta-blockers are used to reduce mean arterial pressure and pulse rate significantly. [ 12 ] Studies have suggested that introducing them at an early age under ...

    Microvascular Angina (Cardiac Syndrome X) Professional

    Several other treatment strategies have been shown to relieve anginal symptoms as well as improve vascular function, including beta-blockers, ACE inhibitors, ranolazine, L-arginine a...

    Migraine Prophylaxis in Adults Professional

    The following guide to first-, second- and third-line drugs is adapted from BASH and NICE CKS guidance. [ 1 , 2 ] First-line prophylactic drugs Beta-blockers In theory, t...

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