The Medical Letter on Drugs and Therapeutics
Beta-blockers For Heart Failure
June 26, 2000 (Issue: 1081)Standard treatment for patients with heart failure has included a diuretic, digitalis and an ACE inhibitor. In recent years carvedilol, a nonselective beta-blocker with alpha-1 blocking activity, and the beta-selective blockers bisoprolol and...more
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