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(Science: chemical) adrenergic beta-1-blocking agent with no stimulatory action. It is less bound to plasma albumin than alprenolol and may be useful in angina pectoris, hypertension, or cardiac arrhythmias.

Pharmacological action: adrenergic beta-antagonists, anti-arrhythmia agents, antihypertensive agents, sympatholytics.

Chemical name: 2-propanol, 1-(4-(2-methoxyethyl)phenoxy)-3-((1-methylethyl)amino)-, (_-)-