noun Etymology: perhaps from methyl + -o- + propranolol Date: 1974 a beta-blocker C15H25NO3 used in the form of its succinate and tartrate especially to treat hypertension and angina pectoris

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  • Metoprolol — Systematic (IUPAC) name (RS) 1 (Isopropylamino) 3 [4 (2 methoxyethyl)phenoxy]propan 2 ol Clinical data AHFS/Dru …   Wikipedia

  • Metoprolol — Nombre (IUPAC) sistemático (RS) 1 (isopropylamino) 3 [4 (2 methoxyethyl)phenoxy]propan 2 ol …   Wikipedia Español

  • Métoprolol — Énantiomère R du métoprolol (en haut) et S métoprolol (en bas) Général …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Metoprolol — Général No CAS …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Metoprolol — Strukturformel (R) Metoprolol (oben) und (S) Metoprolol (unten), 1:1 Stereoisomerengemisch …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Metoprolol — МЕТОПРОЛОЛ ( Мetорrоlоl )*. (#) 1 (Изопропиламино) 3 [пара (метоксиэтил)фенокси] 2 пропанол. Синонимы: Беталок, Блоксан, Спесикор, Веloc, Вetaloc, Вlocksan, Lopressor, Vеоbloc, Орresol, Selopral, Specior и др. Выпускается в виде битартрата.… …   Словарь медицинских препаратов

  • metoprolol — /met oh proh lawl, lol/, n. Pharm. a beta blocker, C15H25NO3, used in the treatment of hypertension, angina, and cardiac arrhythmias. [contr. of the chemical name] * * * …   Universalium

  • metoprolol — noun A selective β1 receptor blocker used in treatment of several diseases of the cardiovascular system, especially hypertension …   Wiktionary

  • metoprolol — met·o·pro·lol me tō prə .lȯl, .lōl n a beta blocker used in the form of its tartrate (C15H25NO3)2·C4H6O6 or succinate (C15H25NO3)2·C4H6O4 to treat hypertension, angina pectoris, and congestive heart failure see LOPRESSOR, topr …   Medical dictionary

  • metoprolol — n. a drug that controls the activity of the heart (see beta blocker) and is used to treat high blood pressure, angina, and abnormal heart rhythms. It is administered by mouth or injection; the commonest side effects are tiredness and digestive… …   The new mediacal dictionary

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