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a calcium channel blocking agent that acts as a vasodilator; administered orally as the hydrochloride salt in the treatment of angina pectoris and hypertension.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.
A calcium channel blocker drug, C26H29N3O6, used in its hydrochloride form primarily to treat hypertension and angina pectoris.
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nicardipineA CALCIUM CHANNEL BLOCKER drug used to treat ANGINA PECTORIS and high blood pressure (HYPERTENSION). A brand name is Cardene.
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