calcium antagonist


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calcium antagonist

n
(Medicine) another name for calcium channel blocker
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Surgical bleeding: unexpected effect of a calcium antagonist.
Some redox properties of calcium antagonist dihydropyridines were revealed through electroanalytical studies [114].
Products that it anticipates launching this year include Cephalexin, an antibiotic; Zolpidem, a sedative; Colesevelam, a cholesterol treatment; and Felodipine, a calcium antagonist.
DISCUSSION: Amlodipine is a 3rd generation dihydropyridine calcium antagonist which is structurally similar to nifedipine.
Magnesium is Nature's calcium antagonist and will cause less calcium from your snack to accumulate in your body and enter your cells.
In addition, magnesium is a calcium antagonist and functions as nature's calcium channel blocker.
Kouoh F, Gressier B, Dine T, et al: Antioxidant effects and anti-elastase activity of the calcium antagonist nicardipine on activated human and rabbit neutrophils-a potential antiatherosclerotic property of calcium antagonists?
Anti- inflammatory, free radical scavenging and calcium antagonist activities of Corchorus fascicularis Lam.
If a patient develops gingival enlargement as a result of taking a particular calcium antagonist, they will usually also develop it in response to other calcium antagonists.
The mechanism for the benefit observed in the benazepril-amlodipine group may relate in part to improved coronary blood flow that occurs with a calcium antagonist (compared with a diuretic) since BP control was virtually the same in both groups.
Calcium antagonist nimodipine in intractable epilepsy.
Direct renin inhibitors have been demonstrated to be effective in combination with a thiazide, calcium antagonist, or ACE inhibitor in patients older than age 75 years.