practolol


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practolol

a β-adrenergic blocking agent with the same actions as propranolol.
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Wardell (1978a), for example, estimated that practolol, a drug in the beta-blocker family, could save ten thousand lives a year if approved in the United States.
acebutolol, atenolol, labetalol, metoprotolol, oxprenolol, pindolol, practolol, and propranolol)
There are many variations on this story: isoproterenol inhalers, used to relieve asthma, caused 3500 deaths in England and Wales in the sixties; practolol, an anti-hyper-intensive, caused a number of cases of permanent or near-permanent blindness in England in the seventies.
The secondary form has been reported in associated with a history of previous abdominal surgery or peritonitis, prolonged use of practolol, chronic ambulatory peritoneal dialysis, ventriculoperitoneal shunts, intraperitoneal instillation of drugs, sarcoidosis, SLE, liver cirrhosis, hysteromyomas, ovarian endometriotic cyst or tumor, and tuberculous etiology.
Drug hypersensitivity may result from agents such as verapamil, quinacrine, etodolac, mepacrine, proguanil, mexiletine, methyldopa, lithium, venlafaxine, gold, fluorouracil, bleomycin, hydroxyurea, practolol and doxorubicin.