verapamil HCl

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verapamil HCl (vərap´əmil´),

n brand names: Calan, Isoptin, Calan SR, Isoptin SR, others;
class: calcium-channel blocker;
action: inhibits calcium ion influx across cell membranes during cardiac depolarization; produces relaxation of coronary vascular smooth muscle, dilates coronary arteries, decreases SA/AV node conduction, and dilates peripheral arteries;
uses: chronic stable angina pectoris, vasospastic angina, dysrhythmias, hypertension.
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