Clinical, electrocardiographic, and hemodynamic effects of ICI 89,406, a new cardioselective beta-adrenoceptor antagonist with intrinsic sympathomimetic activity, in patients with angina pectoris.

ICI 89,406, a new cardioselective beta-adrenoceptor antagonist possessing marked intrinsic sympathomimetic activity, was administered (0.04 mg/kg, i.v.) to 10 patients with stable, uncomplicated, exercise-induced angina pectoris and angiographically proven coronary artery disease. The drug resulted in a significant reduction in heart rate (from 125 +/- 5 to… (More)