Carvedilol seems no better than metoprolol for heart failureBMJ 1999; 318 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.318.7197.1509a (Published 05 June 1999) Cite this as: BMJ 1999;318:1509
- Scott Gottlieb
- New York
The newest drug on the market for treating congestive heart failure is no more effective than older β blockers which cost only a third as much, a study has found (Circulation 1999;99:2645-51).
Forty six men and 21 women aged 29 to 97 who had symptomatic stable heart failure were randomly allocated to treatment with either carvedilol, …