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Class%classshort%
Class long%classlong%
PIMs+%pimsnote%
Prescrire%prescire%
Black Box%bbwshort%
Anticholinergic burden%acb%
Serotonin syndrome%ss%
Hypotension risk%hotn%
Chronic kidney disease%egfr%
Dementia%matchd%
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CLQTs:  %dtaclqts%

Risk of TdP:  %combined%

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Generic Name: acebutolol

Class: Cardiovascular agents

Class long: beta-adrenergic blockers

PIMs+:  <p>Beta-blockers should not be used as 1st-line therapy for uncomplicated hypertension in patients >60 years (Canada) unless there are comorbid conditions that benefit from beta-blockers. (Beta-blockers are highly effective agents in patients with other indications (such as post-myocardial infarction for a time-limited period, or heart failure with reduced ejection fraction).