metoprolol

Definitions of metoprolol
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n 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.)

Synonyms:
Lopressor
Type of:
beta blocker, beta-adrenergic blocker, beta-adrenergic blocking agent, beta-blocking agent
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

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