calcium blocker

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Synonyms for calcium blocker

any of a class of drugs that block the flow of the electrolyte calcium (either in nerve cell conduction or smooth muscle contraction of the heart)

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Procurement 5 Groups of Drugs Beta-Blocker, Calcium Blocker, Antihypertensive, Diuretics, Medicines for Renin-Angiotensin System - 29 Lots - Lots Description Section and in the Specification.
Use of intra thecal SNX-111, a novel, n-type, voltage-sensitive, calcium blocker, in the management of intractable brachial plexius avulsion.
Nifedipine, a calcium blocker commonly used in treating Raynaud's disease, inhibits platelet aggregation.
Procurement Acquisition Blocker Cpv Code 33622600-2, 33661100-2 Cpv Code Anesthetics, Antibacterial for Systemic Use Cpv Code 33651100-9, Drugs Used in Cardiology Cpv Code 33622100-7, Calcium Blocker Cpv Code 33622700-3, Diverse Drugs Cpv Code 33690000-3
JNC-VI recommends a long-acting dihydropyridine calcium blocker as the second drug, largely on the strength of the impressive findings in the Systolic Hypertension in Europe trial, which showed dramatic reductions in stroke and in cardiovascular and all-cause mortality as well as a 50% reduction in dementia.
Another uncontrolled study similar to the Seattle calcium blocker study reported that the use of beta blockers was more common among people who experienced sudden death than among those who had not died.
Generic acebutolol hydrochloride is a beta-blocker used to treat hypertension; generic flecainide acetate is an antiarrhythmia drug used to treat heart problems; generic nicardipine hydrochloride is a calcium blocker used to treat hypertension; and generic sotalol hydrochloride AF is a betablocker used to treat hypertension.
The biggest decline among the 25 best-selling generic drugs occurred for the calcium blocker verapamil (Ivax Pharmaceuticals).
2% Potassium (Diovan, Valsartan) Magnesium Zinc Calcium blockers 17.
ACE inhibitors, beta-blockers, calcium blockers, and diuretics for the control of systolic hypertension.
These include the anti-epileptic drugs topiramate (Topamax) and sodium valproate (Depakote), tricyclic antidepressants such as amitriptyline (Elavil) and nortriptyline (Pamelor), beta blockers such as propranolol (Inderal), calcium blockers such as verapamil, and the antihistamine cyproheptadine (Periactin) in children.