Beta Blockers (cont.)

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Beta blockers primarily block β1 and β2 receptors and thereby and thereby the effects of norepinephrine and epinephrine. By blocking the effects of norepinephrine and epinephrine, beta blockers reduce heart rate; reduce blood pressure by dilating blood vessels; and may constrict air passages by stimulating the muscles that surround the air passages to contract considered an adverse side effect.

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Medically Reviewed by a Doctor on 10/21/2013


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