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1

What are the Alpha 1, Beta Antagonists

Labetalol
Carvedilol

2

What is the function of Labetalol

Decrease BP

3

How does Labetalol decrease BP

α1 → Relaxation arterial SM
β1 → Block sympathetic reflex
β2 → Vasodilation

4

When do you use Carvedilol

CHF with HTN

5

How do you give Labetalol in chronic HTN

Oral

6

How do you give Labetalol in an emergency

IV

7

AE of Labetalol

Orthostatic hypotension and dizziness

8

What is unique about Carvedilol

Antiox