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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.
esmololBrevibloc® 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.
a short-acting β-receptor blocking agent, used as the hydrochloride to treat cardiac arrhythmias.