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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.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

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.
McGraw-Hill Concise Dictionary of Modern Medicine. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.