[Effects of propranolol and metoprolol on beta-adrenergic metabolic responses (author's transl)].


In ten healthy volunteers infusion of 7 micrograms/kg orciprenaline produced typical changes in carbohydrate and fat metabolism due to beta-adrenergic stimulation. Pretreatment with intravenously administered propranolol or metoprolol significantly inhibited orciprenaline-induced changes in systolic blood pressure, heart rate and plasma FFA, potassium… (More)