Lege Artis Medicinae

[Nebivolol: the long-acting, vasodilatator beta-blocker]

LÉGRÁDY Péter

MARCH 20, 2010

Lege Artis Medicinae - 2010;20(03-04)

[Nebivolol is a third-generation, long-acting, vasodilator beta-adrenoceptor-blocker with very high selectivity to beta-1 receptor. In addition to its efficient blood pressure lowering effect, results of previous trials have shown that nebivolol, which has a vasodilator effect and improves endothelial dysfunction, offers a safe, well-tolerable therapeutic option for elderly patients with heart failure, chronic pulmonary disease, diabetes, hyperlipidaemia and hypertension. It does not affect or improves lipid and carbohydrate metabolism, moreover, it can improve patients’ quality of life in multiple ways.]

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