Metabolic Profile of Nebivolol, a β-Adrenoceptor Antagonist with Unique Characteristics

  title={Metabolic Profile of Nebivolol, a β-Adrenoceptor Antagonist with Unique Characteristics},
  author={Prof. Enrico Agabiti Rosei and Damiano Rizzoni},
β-Adrenoceptor antagonists (β-blockers) have historically been considered an effective and safe option for first-line treatment of hypertension. However, very recently, it has been proposed that β-blockers should no longer be considered suitable for first-line therapy in the patient with uncomplicated hypertension because of unfavourable morbidity and mortality data. New evidence from recent clinical studies of nebivolol, a third-generation highly selective β1-blocker with additional… CONTINUE READING
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