Table 2

Heart Rate and Mean Blood Pressure Before and After Sublingual Administration of Nitroglycerinlegend

Day 0Day 3Day 6
Carvedilol GroupMetoprolol GroupDoxazosin GroupPlacebo GroupCarvedilol GroupMetoprolol GroupDoxazosin GroupPlacebo GroupCarvedilol GroupMetoprolol GroupDoxazosin GroupPlacebo Group
Heart rate (beats/min)Before81 ± 1181 ± 1082 ± 1182 ± 1080 ± 1078 ± 1181 ± 1282 ± 1181 ± 1179 ± 1280 ± 1282 ± 13
After85 ± 1185 ± 1186 ± 1085 ± 1281 ± 1177 ± 1281 ± 1388 ± 1382 ± 1080 ± 1181 ± 1183 ± 11
Blood pressure (mm Hg)Before91 ± 1293 ± 1191 ± 1292 ± 1289 ± 1088 ± 1290 ± 1192 ± 1188 ± 1289 ± 1088 ± 1090 ± 10
After86 ± 1186 ± 1085 ± 1186 ± 1184 ± 1185 ± 1185 ± 1286 ± 1284 ± 1287 ± 1186 ± 1189 ± 12
  • legend Data are expressed as mean ± SD. Before = before sublingual administration of nitroglycerin; after = after sublingual administration of nitroglycerin.

  • p < 0.05 versus before.