Adverse effects of β-blocker therapy for patients with heart failure: A quantitative overview of randomized trials Academic Article uri icon

Overview

MeSH Major

  • Adrenergic beta-Antagonists
  • Heart Failure

abstract

  • Although beta-blocker therapy was associated with hypotension, dizziness, and bradycardia, the absolute increases in risk were small, and overall fewer patients were withdrawn from beta-blocker therapy than from placebo. This information should alleviate concerns about prescribing this life-saving therapy to patients with HF.

publication date

  • July 12, 2004

Research

keywords

  • Academic Article

Identity

Language

  • eng

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1001/archinte.164.13.1389

PubMed ID

  • 15249347

Additional Document Info

start page

  • 1389

end page

  • 94

volume

  • 164

number

  • 13