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Esmolol is a medication used for treating irregular heart rhythms in emergency situations. It can also be administered during or after a surgery to treat rapid heart rates or high blood pressure. The medicine is very rapid and short-acting, making it ideal for use in emergency situations when immediate (but temporary) treatment is necessary. This beta blocker medicine is given by IV.
- Certain irregular heart rhythms (arrhythmias) in emergency situations
- A rapid heart rate (tachycardia) or high blood pressure (hypertension) during or after surgery.
- Low blood pressure (hypotension)