Beta-Blockers and Autism

Beta-blockers are drugs which are used to treat a range of conditions including hypertension, angina, irregular heartbeat, heart failure and heart attack.

Beta-blockers include acebutolol (Sectral), atenolol (Tenormin), celiprolol (Celectol), nadolol (Corgard), oxprenolol, pindolol (Visken), propranolol (Syprol) and sotalol (Sotacor).

Beta-bockers appear to work by blocking the beta-adrenoceptors (parts of a cell membrane) in the heart, blood vessels, bronchi, pancreas, and liver .

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25 Oct 2017