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Practolol is a selective beta blocker that has been used in the emergency treatment of cardiac arrhythmias. Practolol is no longer used as it is highly toxic despite the similarity of its chemical formula to propanolol. The use of practolol has been referred to as the practolol disaster and is considered the worst medical blunders since thalidomide.
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A beta-adrenergic antagonist that has been used in the emergency treatment of cardiac arrhythmias.
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