beta-adrenoceptor blocking drugs

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A group of drugs that inhibit β-*adrenergic receptors. Some are relatively unselective (e.g. propranolol), others act primarily on β1-receptors (e.g. atenolol). They are used in the treatment of angina, hypertension, migraine, thyrotoxicosis, and anxiety states.

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