Effects of acute and long-term beta-adrenoceptor blockade with propranolol on haemodynamics, plasma catecholamines and renin in essential hypertension


The effect of an acute intravenous and repeated oral doses of propranolol on haemodynamics, plasma and urinary catecholamines and plasma renin activity was studied in patients with essential hypertension. Intravenous injection of propranolol 5 mg produced a fall in cardiac output but had no consistent effect on blood pressure. Treatment with oral… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/BF00605985


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