Adverse respiratory effect of acute β-blocker exposure in asthma: a systematic review and meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials

Daniel R Morales, Catherine Miriam Jackson, Brian J Lipworth, Peter T Donnan, Bruce Guthrie

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Abstract

β-Blockers are avoided in asthma over concerns regarding acute bronchoconstriction. Risk is greatest following acute exposure, including the potential for antagonism of β2-agonist rescue therapy.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)779-86
Number of pages8
JournalChest
Volume145
Issue number4
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Apr 2014

Keywords

  • Adrenergic beta-Antagonists
  • Asthma
  • Forced Expiratory Volume
  • Humans
  • Randomized Controlled Trials as Topic

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