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Definitions and Synonyms of calcium-channel blocker | Another word for calcium-channel blocker | What is calcium-channel blocker?

Definition 1: 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 - [noun denoting artifact]

Synonyms for calcium-channel blocker in the sense of this definition

(calcium-channel blocker is a kind of ...) (medicine) something that treats or prevents or alleviates the symptoms of disease

(... is a kind of calcium-channel blocker ) a calcium blocker (trade name Cardizem) used in treating hypertension or angina or heart failure

(... is a kind of calcium-channel blocker ) calcium blocker (trade name Procardia); appears to increase the risk of recurrent heart attacks

(... is a kind of calcium-channel blocker ) 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

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