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beta blocker


Robert Goldberg complains that during the eight years it took the FDA to approve beta blockers, 119,000 people died who might have been helped by the medication.
  any of various drugs used in treating hypertension or arrhythmia; decreases force and rate of heart contractions by blocking beta-adrenergic receptors of the autonomic nervous system
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Some beta blockers, especially in combination with thiazide, may increase the risk of type 2 diabetes.
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Associated words [difficulty]:   beta blocker , diuretic [9] , Valium [6] , amphetamine [6] , Xanax [7] , antihistamine [8] , diuretic [9] , homeopathy [9] , methylphenidate [9]
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