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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

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.
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Received 20 mL of normal saline infused intravenously over 10 minutes before induction and a bolus of Esmolol 0.5 mg/kg diluted in 10 mL of normal saline given slowly (over 30 seconds) intravenously 2 minutes before intubation.
Cardiac arrhythmias can be managed with IV lidocaine bolus or esmolol infusion (extreme caution is necessary when administering a beta blockade without concurrent or preexisting alpha blockade).
Evaluation of three regimens of esmolol for attenuation of cardiovascular responses to endotracheal intubation a comparison with intravenous lignocaine.
It comprised 90 adult patients who were scheduled to undergo elective neurosurgery operations and were randomly divided into three groups receiving esmolol, remifentanil and placebo for 14 minutes.
Grupo C: Compuesto de 50 pacientes que recibieron esmolol 1,5 mg por kilo diluidos en 10 ml de dextrosa al 5 % despues de la induccion intravenosa.
Which drug prevent tachycardia and hypertension associated with tracheal intubation: Lidocaine, fentanyl or esmolol. Anaesthesia Analgesia 1971,72, 482-6.
If the heart rate of a patient was higher than 65 beats/min, up to 50 mg of esmolol was administered intravenously immediately before scanning.
The hemodynamic response to tracheal intubation: comparison of lidocaine, esmolol and fentanyl.
In this regard many drugs like Lignocaine, Esmolol and Opioids have been studied and found effective but with their own side effects2.3.
Titrated doses of esmolol (100 mg in total) were given to reduce the heart rate, aiming for a target of less than 50 beats per minute.
Acetazolamide Albuterol Aspirin Calcitonin Captopril Ciprofloxacin Diltiazem Dipyridamole Enalapril Esmolol Famotidine Fluoxetine Flunisolide Flurazepam Hydralazine Ketorolac Labetalol Levodopa Lithium carbonate Metronidazole Nicotine polacrilex Nifedipine Norfloxacin Nortriptyline Omeprazole Propafenone Selenium Sumatriptan Tetracycline Vitamin D
Blood pressure was controlled intraoperatively with esmolol, phentolamine, and nitroprusside.