calcium channel blocker

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calcium channel blocker

n.
Any of a class of drugs that inhibit the movement of calcium ions across the cell membranes of cardiac and smooth muscle and are used to treat cardiovascular disorders.

calcium channel blocker

n
(Medicine) any drug that prevents the influx of calcium ions into cardiac and smooth muscle: used to treat high blood pressure and angina. Also called: calcium antagonist
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Neuroanatomical distribution of receptors for a novel voltage-sensitive calcium channel antagonist, SNX 230 (conopeptide MVIIC).
Hintze, "Paradoxical release of nitric oxide by an L-type calcium channel antagonist, the R+ enantiomer of amlodipine," Journal of Cardiovascular Pharmacology, vol.
The analgesic effect of calcium channel antagonist could be mediated by a rise in the nociceptive threshold because of the calcium influx into the cell.
The anticonvulsant activity of lamotrigine, gabapentin and topiramate co-administered with the calcium channel antagonist (amlodipine), was evaluated and expressed as ED50.
However the role of L-type voltage-gated calcium channel antagonist (L-VGCC antagonist) as adjutants to opioids needs to be investigated.
However, Mg acts as a natural physiologic calcium channel antagonist with minimal cardiovascular side effects and tends to increase blood flow and decreases vascular resistance in various vascular beds [65, 66].
Ginsenoside-RD improves the outcome of acute ischaemic stroke", is the randomized double blind placebo-controlled multicenter trial by Liu et al which described that Ginseniside-RD, a receptor operated calcium channel antagonist that improved the functional outcome in patients with acute ischaemic stroke.
In summary, this study showed that nimodipine (voltage-dependent calcium channel antagonist type L) decreased clonic and tonic seizures from Primphos in mice is probably the main mechanism anticonvulsant related to block calcium channels and reduce calcium flow within neurons.
Possible linkage between renal injury and cardiac remodeling in Dahl salt-sensitive rats treated with the calcium channel antagonist benidipine.
R-verapamil, a calcium channel antagonist, is expected to go into phase II clinical study in the United States sometime in 2007.
22 (20 mg/day)] CALCIUM CHANNEL ANTAGONIST verapamil $0.
The action of menthol and/or peppermint oil as a calcium channel antagonist has been demonstrated in vitro by Hawthorn et al.

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