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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).]
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(Pharmacology) a benzothiapine and a calcium channel blocker, used to treat angina and arrhythmia
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|Noun||1.||diltiazem - a calcium blocker (trade name Cardizem) used in treating hypertension or angina or heart failure|
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