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pindolol

 [pin´dah-lol]
a nonselective beta-adrenergic blocking agent with intrinsic sympathomimetic activity; administered orally as an antihypertensive agent.

pin·do·lol

(pin'dō-lol),
A β-adrenergic blocking agent used in the treatment of hypertension; also possesses intrinsic sympathomimetic activity.

pindolol

/pin·do·lol/ (pin´dah-lol) a nonselective beta-adrenergic blocking agent with intrinsic sympathomimetic activity; used in the treatment of hypertension.

pindolol

(pĭn′də-lôl′, -lōl′)
n.
A beta-blocker drug, C14H20N2O2, used to treat hypertension.

pindolol

[pin′dəlol]
a beta-adrenergic blocker with intrinsic sympathomimetic activity.
indications It is prescribed in the treatment of hypertension, alone or concomitantly with a diuretic.
contraindications Bronchial asthma, overt cardiac failure, cardiogenic shock, second- and third-degree heart block, or severe bradycardia prohibits its use. It must be used with caution in patients with diabetes.
adverse effects Among the most serious adverse effects are bradycardia, hypotension, syncope, tachycardia, aggravation of bronchospasm, and GI disturbances.

pindolol

Cardiology A now-generic β-blocker used to treat HTN. Adverse effects Edema, insominia. See Beta-blocker.

pindolol

A BETA-BLOCKER drug used in the treatment of ANGINA PECTORIS, high blood pressure (HYPERTENSION) and heart irregularity. A brand name is Visken.

pin·do·lol

(pin'dō-lol)
A β-adrenergic blocking agent used in the treatment of hypertension; also possesses intrinsic sympathomimetic activity.

pindolol (pin´dəlol´),

n brand name: Visken;
drug class: nonselective β-adrenergic blocker;
action: competitively blocks stimulation of β-adrenergic receptors within the heart and decreases renin activity, both of which may play a role in reducing systolic and diastolic blood pressure;
use: mild to moderate hypertension.

pindolol

a partial β-agonist used to treat aggression in dogs.