arrhythmia

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any of various drugs used in treating hypertension or arrhythmia; decreases force and rate of heart contractions by blocking beta-adrenergic receptors of the autonomic nervous system beta-adrenergic blocker , beta-adrenergic blocking agent , beta blocker
any of a class of drugs that block the flow of the electrolyte calcium (either in nerve cell conduction or smooth muscle contraction of the heart); has been used in the treatment of angina or arrhythmia or hypertension or migraine calcium-channel blocker , calcium blocker
digitalis preparation used to treat congestive heart failure or cardiac arrhythmia digitoxin
digitalis preparation (trade name Lanoxin) used to treat congestive heart failure or cardiac arrhythmia; helps the heart beat more forcefully digoxin , Lanoxin
premature systole resulting in a momentary cardiac arrhythmia extrasystole
beta blocker (trade name Lopressor) used in treating hypertension and angina and arrhythmia and acute myocardial infarction; has adverse side effects (depression and exacerbation of congestive heart failure etc.) Lopressor , metoprolol
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