Isoptin


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Noun1.Isoptin - a drug (trade names Calan and Isoptin) used as an oral or parenteral calcium blocker in cases of hypertension or congestive heart failure or angina or migraine
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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He said there is a shortage of four injections isocate, labetalol, lapresso and isoptin which are not available in the market.
Verapamil (Calan, Isoptin) and the selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors (SSRIs) were widely used, but the reviewers concluded that there was poor evidence of benefit.
According to sources, Mr Jaffer needed Isoptin (a drug for high blood pressure), asthma drug Montelukast and folic acid, but allegedly had to dip into his personal stock at home because it was not available in the hospitasl.
Medication Dosage and frequency Cynt 4 mg 1 tablet once daily Isoptin 240 mg 1 tablet once daily Aspicor 81 mg 1 tablet once daily Silosin 8 mg 1 tablet once daily Trajenta 5 mg 1 tablet once daily
Patients were randomly assigned to receive local delivery of 180 [micro]g/kg intracoronary eptifibatide given via infusion catheter (then intravenous maintenance dose, 2.0 [micro]g/kg-min, for 12 hr) plus 100 [micro]g Isoptin or thrombus aspiration using Diver CE catheter, introduced in a guiding catheter 6f (>0.068 inches internal diameter) or conventional PCI with or without PTCA.
Some commonly prescribed drugs in this class include verapamil (Isoptin, Verelan, Calan) and diltiazem (Cardizem).
Others, such as verapamil (Isoptin) and diltiazem (Cardizem) are more likely to be used if it is necessary to lower the heart rate.