, Volume 25, Supplement 2, pp 1–4 | Cite as

The Present and Future Use of β-Blockers

  • N. M. Kaplan
Section 1A: Hypertension


The current state of knowledge about β-blockers in treating hypertension and their comparative pharmacology is reviewed. Some new developments in antihypertensive therapy, such as converting-enzyme inhibitors and calcium antagonistic drugs are discussed and their place vis-a-vis the β-blockers analysed.


Captopril Atenolol Calcium Antagonist Oxprenolol Lipid Solubility 


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© ADIS Press Australasia Pty Ltd (Inc. NSW) 1983

Authors and Affiliations

  • N. M. Kaplan
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Internal MedicineUniversity of Texas Health Science Center, Southwestern Medical SchoolDallasUSA

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