PowerPoint presentation: drugs for the treatment of angina pectoris (nitrates, beta blockers)

The following set of pharmacology lectures has been created by Dr. Garret Gross and were published in the Division for Cardiovascular Pharmacology, a branch of the American Society for Pharmacology and Experimental Therapeutics (ASPET). Antianginal drugs lecture Outline: Myocardial Preconditioning, Nitrates tolerance (how to avoid it),contraindications. ß-adrenergic blockers contraindications. Reasons for Using Nitrates and Beta […]

Potential new indication of beta blockers: improve wound healing

A recent article in PLoS Medicine shows that epinephrine impairs wound healing and proposes beta blockers as a potential medication. Stress-Mediated Increases in Systemic and Local Epinephrine Impair Skin Wound Healing: Potential New Indication for Beta Blockers Raja K. Sivamani1, Christine E. Pullar1¤, Catherine G. Manabat-Hidalgo1, David M. Rocke2, Richard C. Carlsen3, David G. Greenhalgh4,5, […]