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Flashcards in BBs Deck (3)
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antianginal effects

Decreases:
--HR (in exercise)
--contractility (in exercise)
--afterload

Does NOT decrease:
--preload
--coronary vasospasm

2

Rationale for combining w/ nitrates

Reduces:
--LVEDP
--LV volume
--dilates coronary arteries

BBs prevent reflex tachycardia and positive inotropic effect

3

Rationale for combining w/ DHPs

--prevent coronary vasospasm
--reduce systemic vascular resistance

BBs prevent reflex tachycardia and positive inotropic effect