Definition of Esmolol
1. Noun. Intravenous beta blocker (trade name Brevibloc) that acts for only a short time; used primarily for cardiac arrhythmias.
Generic synonyms: Beta Blocker, Beta-adrenergic Blocker, Beta-adrenergic Blocking Agent, Beta-blocking Agent
Language type: Trade Name
Medical Definition of Esmolol
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Literary usage of Esmolol
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1. Unstable Angina: Diagnosis and Management by Eugene Braunwald (1997)
"IV esmolol is given as a starting maintenance dose of 0.1 mg/kg/min with titration in increments of 0.05 mg/kg/min every 10 to 15 minutes as tolerated by ..."
2. Treatment for Stimulant Use Disorders edited by Richard A. Rawson, Rose M. Urban (2000)
"... channel blockers or mixed alpha-/beta-adrenergic blockers such as verapamil (Calan), esmolol (Brevibloc), and labetalol (Goldfrank and Hoffman, 1993). ..."
3. Chronic Fatigue Syndrome: Information for Physicians edited by Barry Leonard (1998)
"Use of intravenous esmolol to predict efficacy of oral beta-adrenergic blocker therapy in patients with neurocardiogenic syncope. JAm Coll Cardiol. ..."