Beta blocker may help reduce heart attack damage, study finds

10/8/2013 | DailyRx.com

Heart attack patients who were treated with the low-cost beta blocker metoprolol on their way to the hospital had 20% less heart tissue damage than those who received a placebo, according to a study in the journal Circulation. Patients with less heart tissue damage are less likely to need an implantable defibrillator and other expensive treatments or require long hospitalization, researchers said.

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