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Utilization of Beta Blockers in the Pediatric Population: A Descriptive Analysis

    Basic Details
    Date Posted
    Wednesday, July 19, 2023
    Medical Product
    beta blockers

    In this request, we examined counts of individuals with a beta blocker dispensing of interest among the pediatric population in the Sentinel Distributed Database (SDD). This request contains two reports:

    • Report 1: contains counts of individuals among the pediatric population with evidence of a new beta blocker dispensing.
    • Report 2: contains counts of individuals among the pediatric population without requiring evidence that a beta blocker dispensing be new.

    The study period includes data from January 1, 2008 to September 30, 2021. We distributed this request to eight Sentinel Data Partners on March 28, 2022.

    Additional Details
    FDA Center
    Time Period
    January 1, 2008 - September 30, 2021
    Study Type
    Modular Program
    Assessment Type
    Exploratory Analyses
    Population / Cohort
    Individuals 0 to 17 years of age
    Data Sources
    Sentinel Distributed Database (SDD)