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BETA BLOCKER AND CALCIUM CHANNEL BLOCKER MEDICATIONS

If your doctor has said that certain heart drugs (in the list below) should be stopped, please stop taking them for 48 hours before and during the day of your stress test (Day 2 appointment for myocardial perfusion imaging).

Beta Blockers

  • Acebutolol (Monitan, Rhotral, Sectral)
  • Atenolol (Tenormin)
  • Bisoprolol (Monocor)
  • Carvedilol (Coreg)
  • Labetolol (Normodyne)
  • Metoprolol (Lopressor, Toprol XL, Lopressor SR)
  • Nadolol (Corgard)
  • Oxprenolol (Trasicor)
  • Pindolol (Visken)
  • Propranolol (Inderal)
  • Sotalol (Sotacor)
  • Timolol (Blocadren)

Calcium-Channel Blockers

  • Diltiazam (Cardizem CD/SR)
  • Felodipine (Plendil, Renedil)
  • Verapamil (Isoptin Chronovera)