[Effects of carvedilol on the hemodynamics and its tolerance in elderly patients].

@article{Asai2002EffectsOC,
  title={[Effects of carvedilol on the hemodynamics and its tolerance in elderly patients].},
  author={Toshinobu Asai and Masafumi Kuzuya and Akihiko Koike and Shigeru Kanda and Keiko Maeda and Akihisa Iguchi},
  journal={Nihon Ronen Igakkai zasshi. Japanese journal of geriatrics},
  year={2002},
  volume={39 2},
  pages={187-92}
}
Clinical trials have shown that beta-blockers can produce symptomatic improvement and decrease the risk of death in chronic heart failure patients. However, the side effects of beta-blockers including worsening heart failure, AV-block, contracting peripheral vessels and unfavorable effects on glucose and cholesterol metabolism tend to make physicians… CONTINUE READING