diltiazem


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dil·ti·a·zem

 (dĭl-tī′ə-zĕm′)
n.
A calcium channel blocker drug, C22H26N2O4S, that acts as a coronary vasodilator and is used in the form of its hydrochloride to treat angina pectoris and hypertension.

[(vaso)dil(ator) + -tiazem, suff. for calcium channel blockers (shortening and alteration of benzothiazepine, class of compounds : benzo- + thi(o)- + az(o)- + ep(oxide) + -ine).]

diltiazem

(dɪlˈtaɪəˌzɛm)
n
(Pharmacology) a benzothiapine and a calcium channel blocker, used to treat angina and arrhythmia
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Noun1.diltiazem - a calcium blocker (trade name Cardizem) used in treating hypertension or angina or heart failure
calcium blocker, calcium-channel 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); has been used in the treatment of angina or arrhythmia or hypertension or migraine
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