Beta blockers are a class of drugs used to treat hypertension (high blood pressure). Beta blockers, also known as beta-adrenergic blocking agents, are drugs that block norepinephrine and epinephrine (adrenaline) from binding to beta receptors on nerves. By blocking the effect of norepinephrine and epinephrine, beta blockers reduce heart rate and dilate blood vessels, reducing blood pressure.
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