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esmolol

 [es´mo-lol]
a cardioselective beta-adrenergic blocking agent used as the hydrochloride salt in treatment of arrhythmias for short-term control of atrial fibrillation, atrial flutter, and noncompensatory sinus tachycardia.

esmolol

/es·mo·lol/ (es´mo-lol) a cardioselective β1-blocker used as the hydrochloride salt as an antiarrhythmic in the short-term control of atrial fibrillation, atrial flutter, and noncompensatory sinus tachycardia.

esmolol

Brevibloc® Cardiology An ultrashort β-blocker used to treat A fib/flutter, unstable angina, HTN, SVT, PVCs, and for 2º protection of MI survivors Contraindications Bronchospastic lung disease, left ventricular dysfunction. See β-blocker.

esmolol

a short-acting β-receptor blocking agent, used as the hydrochloride to treat cardiac arrhythmias.
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El incremento de la frecuencia cardiaca fue atenuado de manera significativa en el grupo de esmolol.
The vital signs of the patients, including blood pressure, HR, urine volume, and the peripheral perfusion index (PFi),[sup][15] were monitored before and after the administration of esmolol.
Other than Patient 1 and 2, the other patients did not receive any esmolol at time of implantation.
Esmolol is found to be superior as compared to other hypotensive agents.
Thus, to find out the optimum dose of esmolol and lidocaine in attenuating the intubation stress response, two different doses of these drugs have been compared.
Devavrat Vaishnav et al (19) (2016) concluded that in patients with ASA Grade I and II, intravenous bolus dose of Esmolol (2 mg/kg) and Fentanyl (2 mcg/kg) given 3 minutes prior to laryngoscopy and intubation is safe and effective prophylactic method for attenuating haemodynamic response to laryngoscopy and intubation.
Esmolol is the most commonly used [beta] blocker; it is a cardio-selective [beta] blocker with rapid onset and short duration of action.
Fentanyl, esmolol and clonidine blunt the transient cardiovascular stimulation induced by Desflurane in humans.
After admission, heart rate (HR), BP, and ICP were controlled by esmolol, urapidil, phenoxybenzamine and mannitol.