Adrenoceptor Blocking Agents

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p-Adrenoceptor antagonists, such as propranolol (Inderal), have been widely used in the treatment of cardiovascular diseases (see Chapters 16 and 20). These p-blockers also are useful in some forms of anxiety, particularly those that are characterized by somatic symptoms or by performance anxiety (stage fright). There is general agreement that p-blockers can lessen the severity and perhaps prevent the appearance of many of the autonomic responses associated with anxiety. These symptoms include tremors, sweating, tachycardia, and palpitations.

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