whether Coreg is more effective than metoprolol for heart failure

Cardiologists are now debating whether Coreg is more effective than metoprolol for heart failure.

The first head-to-head comparison suggests that Coreg (carvedilol) is better than metoprolol for improving survival.

Both Coreg and metoprolol are beta-blockers...but Coreg also blocks alpha-1 receptors. Some experts think these alpha-1 effects might decrease ischemia and improve outcomes.

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