The anti-ischemic effect of metoprolol in patients with chronic angina pectoris is gender-specific.

@article{Cocco2006TheAE,
  title={The anti-ischemic effect of metoprolol in patients with chronic angina pectoris is gender-specific.},
  author={Giuseppe Cocco and David C. Chu},
  journal={Cardiology},
  year={2006},
  volume={106 3},
  pages={147-53}
}
Several gender-specific differences in cardiovascular diseases are known and pharmacokinetics of beta-blockers shows relevant sex-specific differences. The plasma levels of metoprolol, for example, are higher in women compared to men. However, randomized studies have shown that metoprolol has little or no greater reduction in the mortality of women… CONTINUE READING