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carvedilol

Ligand Summary
Ligand Structure
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Description
A carbazole and propanol derivative that acts as a non-cardioselective beta blocker and vasodilator. It has blocking activity for ALPHA 1 ADRENERGIC RECEPTORS and, at higher doses, may function as a blocker of CALCIUM CHANNELS; it also has antioxidant properties. Carvedilol is used in the treatment of HYPERTENSION; ANGINA PECTORIS; and HEART FAILURE. It can also reduce the risk of death following MYOCARDIAL INFARCTION.
Synonyms & Links
PubChem: 2585
Guide to Pharmacology: 551
DrugCentral: 522
LyCHI:  BM9MKM694U27


Target Activities