Rapid Rx Quiz: Beta-Blockers

Mary L. Windle, PharmD


March 28, 2022

Primarily used to treat cardiovascular diseases, beta-blockers are commonly prescribed drugs that have been approved by the US Food and Drug Administration for the treatment of various conditions. Indications include arrhythmias, heart failure, coronary artery disease, tremor, glaucoma, hypertension, myocardial infarction, pheochromocytoma, and the prevention of migraines. Beta-blockers are also used to treat less common conditions, such as hypertrophic obstructive, thyrotoxicosis, cardiomyopathy, and long QT syndrome.

Do you know key clinical information about this commonly used class of drug? Test yourself on important indications, contraindications, adverse events, and interactions of beta-blockers with this short quiz.


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