Definitions for xamoterol
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A particular cardiac stimulant drug.
Xamoterol is a cardiac stimulant. It works by binding to the β1 adrenergic receptor. It is a 3rd generation adrenergic beta receptor partial agonist. It provides cardiac stimulation at rest but it acts as a blocker during exercise.
U.S. National Library of Medicine
A selective beta-1-adrenergic partial agonist. Because it is a partial agonist (DRUG PARTIAL AGONISM) it acts like an agonist when sympathetic activity is low and as an antagonist when sympathetic activity is high. It reduces MYOCARDIAL ISCHEMIA and improves ventricular function in patients with mild to moderate heart failure. In patients with severe heart failure it has been shown to produce benefits in systolic and diastolic function.
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