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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...

    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 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. ...

    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...

    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...

    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...

    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...

    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...

    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 (...

    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...

    Medicines to Prevent Migraine Attacks Conditions

    Which medicines are used to prevent migraine attacks? Beta-blockers Beta-blockers include propranolol , atenolol , metoprolol , timolol and nadolol .

    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 Stress Reaction Conditions

    Medications Taking a medicine may be an option: A beta-blocker is one medicine that can help relieve some physical symptoms that are caused by the release of stress horm...

    High Blood Pressure (Hypertension) Conditions

    For more information see the separate leaflet called Thiazide Diuretics . Beta-blockers Beta-blockers are no longer usually used for blood pressure treatmen...

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    Social Anxiety Disorder Conditions

    A short course of up to two weeks may be an option for: Anxiety which is very severe and short-term; or 'Now and then' treatment to help you over a bad spell if you have persistent ...

    Acute Angle-closure Glaucoma Conditions

    Treatments may include: Eye drops containing beta-blocker medication (to reduce fluid production in your eye) and steroids (to reduce inflammation) - for example,  ti...

    Chronic Open-angle Glaucoma Conditions

    They may aim to: Reduce the amount of aqueous humour that you make (for example, beta-blockers) Increase the drainage of aqueous humour (for example, prostaglandin analogue ...

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