It is a class of drugs that prevent epinephrine and norepinephrine from binding to the nerve’s beta receptors. They are mainly used for the management of hypertension, cardio protection following myocardial infarction (heart attack), and cardiac arrhythmias. In ophthalmology, they are useful in the treatment of glaucoma and ocular hypertension.

Also Known As

  • Beta-Adrenergic Blocking Agents