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Drug Beta Blockers Selectivity

That's the first question I am making up myself:

1. Which of the beta blockers has a slightly bronchodilative effect

a) Betaxolol
b) Esmolol
c) Atenolol
d) Nadolol
e) Pindolol

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Which other beta blocker has the same effect but is b1-selective as well?
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1) E-pindolol.....partial beta agonist

2) acebutalol-----also beta agonist with beta 1 selective

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1) E-pindolol.....partial beta agonist

2) acebutalol-----also beta agonist with beta 1 selective

thanks for the question

good job: and we shouldn't forget that they both don't have an effect on Blood Lipid levels

3. Pat. is supposed to take beta blocker, but he additionally likes to drink alcohol and takes some sleeping aid pills whenever he feels to do so
-> Which beta blocker would you prescribe? and Why?
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good job: and we shouldn't forget that they both don't have an effect on Blood Lipid levels

3. Pat. is supposed to take beta blocker, but he additionally likes to drink alcohol and takes some sleeping aid pills whenever he feels to do so
-> Which beta blocker would you prescribe? and Why?
i think..atenolol...coz no BBB entry(as the pt. taking sleeping aid pills already)...but i'm not sure
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i think..atenolol...coz no BBB entry(as the pt. taking sleeping aid pills already)...but i'm not sure
correct, another question with same answer could have been:

Which beta-blocker is the only water soluble and therefore doesn't cross the brain barrier.
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