Cardiology | Antiarrhythmic Drug Guide | Class II | Pindolol

Pindolol

IV Dose
Oral dose Drug of choice in vasodepressor syncope, because of intrinsic sympathomimetic activity. 10-60 mg/day in adults divided bid
Levels unknown
Kinetics Plasma half-life 3-4 hours. Clearance reduced in uremia
Cautions Similar to other beta blockers.
Interactions ISA may be blocked by other beta blockers
Preparations Visken "heart-shaped" non-scored tabs: 5, 10 mg.
FDA approval in children no

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