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Comparative persistence on β-blockers versus calcium channel blockers for ventricular rate control in nonelderly patients with atrial fibrillation.

Authors
  • Desai, Vibha C A
  • Kelton, Christina M L
  • Metzger, Anne H
  • Cavanaugh, Teresa M
  • Guo, Jeff J
  • Heaton, Pamela C
Type
Published Article
Journal
Annals of Pharmacotherapy
Publisher
SAGE Publications
Publication Date
Dec 01, 2014
Volume
48
Issue
12
Pages
1570–1579
Identifiers
DOI: 10.1177/1060028014552819
PMID: 25280975
Source
Medline
Keywords
License
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Abstract

Evidence suggests that nonelderly AF patients, when prescribed rate-control therapy, persist longer on BBs than CCBs. Because this is the first long-term study comparing the 2 drug classes in the nonelderly population, further research is suggested.

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