carvedilol

noun
car·​ve·​dil·​ol | \ ˈkär-və-ˌdil-ˌȯl How to pronounce carvedilol (audio) \

Medical Definition of carvedilol

: a beta-blocker C24H26N2O4 that possesses some alpha-adrenergic blocking activity and is used to treat congestive heart failure and hypertension and to manage patients with left ventricular dysfunction following heart attack — see coreg

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“Carvedilol.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/carvedilol. Accessed 22 Jan. 2022.

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