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calcium antagonist

n
(Medicine) another name for calcium channel blocker
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In the treatment of medikentosis, hypertensive preparations: adrenoblocators, diuretics, angiotensin converter enzyme inhibitors, angiotensin receptor blockers, calcium antagonists are used.
All patients received routine treatment consisted of oral diuretics, vasodilators, and small doses of calcium antagonists.
18 in their review of literature of the spectrum of cutaneous reactions associated with calcium antagonists, have described about flushing, peripheral edema, gingival hyperplasia, facial telangiectasia, photosensitivity reactions, psoriasiform eruptions, acute generalized exanthematous pustulosis, hypersensitivity syndrome, exfoliative dermatitis and Stevens-Johnson syndrome, subacute cutaneous lupus erythematosus, pemphigus and pemphigoid, erythromelalgia, gynecomastia and oral ulcers.
The in vitro cellular models have been used for studying several natural products, as well as drug substances, such as calcium antagonists, beta blockers, antioxidants and others (see Table 1 for references) (Table 2).
Afterwards, antioxidant properties of several calcium antagonists DHPs were discovered [31,46-53].
We also have anti-ischemic medicines that we can try like beta-blockers, nitrates and calcium antagonists.
18 Of the 40 hypertension patients 21 cases were treated with calcium antagonists + diuretics 4 cases were given converting enzyme inhibitors + AY receptor antagonists 4 cases were treated with calcium antagonists + angiotensin antagonists + diuretics and 11 cases were prescribed angiotensin antagonists +AY receptor antagonists + diuretics.
Palamaras I, Kyriakis K: Calcium antagonists in dermatology: a review of the evidence and research-based studies.
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.
Subsequently, several trials were conducted that focused on the safety of calcium antagonists for the primary or background treatment of hypertension.
Calcium antagonists may be appropriate in elderly patients, particularly those with comorbid angina or some arrhythmias.
Calcium antagonists, with the exception of short-acting dihydropyridines, can be useful first-line antihypertensives or as part of combination regimens in seniors.