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How does propranolol improve survival after a heart attack?

Studies indicate that propranolol increases survival rates in individuals who have had a heart attack. Propranolol is administered to an individual who has been clinically stabilized following a heart attack. It is unknown how beta-blockers such as propranolol improve survival after a heart attack, but studies provide evidence of this benefit.

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