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Patients, especially those with evidence of coronary artery insufficiency, should be warned against interruption or discontinuation of Visken ® (pindolol) therapy without the physician's advice. Although cardiac failure rarely occurs in properly selected patients, patients being treated with beta-adrenergic blocking agents should be advised to consult the physician at the first sign or symptom of impending failure.
Last reviewed on RxList: 2/13/2008
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