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Drug or Toxic Substance:
acebutolol
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Description

Acebutolol is a beta-blocker drug used to treat high blood pressure, chest pain, and heart rhythm disorders. It works by blocking the action of certain natural substances in the body, such as epinephrine, that affect the heart and blood vessels. Common side effects of acebutolol include dizziness, fatigue, nausea, and diarrhea.

Brand names associated with acebutolol include Sectral, Aceon, and Acetab.

Classifications
  • anti-adrenergic
  • beta-1 adrenoreceptor antagonist
  • selective beta blocker
  • sport doping

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