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Introduction: Acebutolol

Description of Acebutolol

Acebutolol: an oral beta blocker (trade name Sectral) used in treating hypertension.
Source: WordNet 2.1

Acebutolol: A synthetic butyranilide derivative, hypotensive and antiarrhythmic Acebutolol acts as a cardioselective beta-adrenergic antagonist with little effect on bronchial receptors and has intrinsic sympathomimetic properties. Having stabilizing and quinidine-like effects on cardiac rhythm, Acebutolol is used in ventricular arrhythmias. Other indications include hypertension, alone or in combinations with other agents. (NCI04)
Source: Diseases Database

Acebutolol: A cardioselective beta-adrenergic antagonist with little effect on the bronchial receptors. The drug has stabilizing and quinidine-like effects on cardiac rhythm as well as weak inherent sympathomimetic action.
Source: MeSH 2007

Acebutolol: Related Topics

These medical condition or symptom topics may be relevant to medical information for Acebutolol:

Terms associated with Acebutolol:

Terms Similar to Acebutolol:

  • Sectral

Source - WordNet 2.1

Broader terms for Acebutolol

Source - MeSH 2007

Source - WordNet 2.1

Hierarchical classifications of Acebutolol

The following list attempts to classify Acebutolol into categories where each line is subset of the next.

WordNet 2.1

  • beta-adrenergic blocker,beta-adrenergic blocking agent,beta blocker
  • blocker,blocking agent
  • medicament,medication,medicinal drug,medicine
  • drug
  • agent
  • causal agency,causal agent,cause
  • entity

Source: WordNet 2.1

MeSH 2007 Hierarchy:

MeSH 2007 Hierarchy

MeSH 2007 Hierarchy

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