metipranololmedical dictionary

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A beta-adrenergic antagonist effective for both beta-1 and beta-2 receptors. It is used as an antiarrhythmic, antihypertensive, and antiglaucoma agent.

Pharmacological action: adrenergic beta-antagonists, anti-arrhythmia agents, antihypertensive agents, sympatholytics.

Chemical name: Phenol, 4-(2-hydroxy-3-((1-methylethyl)amino)propoxy)-2,3,6-trimethyl-, 1-acetate

(12 Dec 1998)