Asthma and beta-blockers

@article{Lawrence1982AsthmaAB,
  title={Asthma and beta-blockers},
  author={David S Lawrence and J. N. Sahay and Shyam Sunder Chatterjee and John Malcolm Cruickshank},
  journal={European Journal of Clinical Pharmacology},
  year={1982},
  volume={22},
  pages={501-509}
}
SummaryIn a randomized, blind crossover study in 14 hypertensive patients with asthma, involving placebo and chronically administered (3 weeks) equipotent beta1-blocking doses of atenolol 100 mg once daily and metoprolol 100 mg bid, atenolol and metoprolol produced a similar fall in blood pressure. Atenolol caused significantly (p<0.05) less bronchospasm in terms of fewer asthmatic attacks, more asthma-free days, less frequent sensations of moderate to very severe, wheeziness and less effect on… CONTINUE READING

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