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antianginal

/an·ti·an·gi·nal/ (-an-ji´nal) preventing or alleviating angina, or an agent that does this.

antianginal

[-anjī′nəl]
1 pertaining to the reduction of myocardial oxygen consumption or the increase of oxygen supply to the myocardium to prevent symptoms of angina pectoris.
2 an antianginal agent.

antianginal

adjective Referring to an agent or mechanism that counters anginal pain noun An agent that prevents or ameliorates anginal pain

antianginal (an·tī·an·jīˑ·nl),

n a drug used to treat angina pectoris, a symptom of ischemic heart disease. Such drugs include beta blockers, Ca++ antagonists, and nitrates that facilitate vasodilation. See also angina pectoris.
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In those patients, newer antianginal medications can be added, without causing any deleterious hemodynamic compromise as these agents have different mechanisms of action from the traditional agents.
arjuna bark has been reported to have positive ionotropic and antianginal effects in heart patients.
Ranolazine, at the standard antianginal dose of 1,000 mg twice a day, performed well as monotherapy in reducing HbA1c; at week 12 the intervention group saw a 40% increase in the number of patients achieving HbA1c, of 7% or below.
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9) Aspirin (50), (n=81 (a)) clopidogrel (18), Ticlopidine (18) Antianginal 64 (18.
From antianginal drugs to myocardial cytoprotective agents.
8 Medication use Aspirin 92 Clopidogrel 17 Warfarin 1 ACE inhibitor or ARB 54 Beta blocker 73 Calcium channel blocker 42 Statin (fibrate, or ezetimibe) 83 Nitrate 45 Other antianginal 5 Diabetic medication 42 Traditional Chinese medicine 19 Abbreviations: ACE, angiotensin converting enzyme; ARB, angiotensin II receptor blocker; BMI, body mass index; CABG, coronary artery bypass graft; CCS, Canadian Cardiovascular Society; HDL, high density lipoprotein; LDL, low density lipoprotein; LV, left ventricle; PCI, percutaneous coronary intervention.
Effect of ranolazine, an antianginal agent with novel electrophysiological properties, on the incidence of arrhythmias in patients with non ST-segment elevation acute coronary syndrome: results from the Metabolic Efficiency With Ranolazine for Less Ischemia in Non ST-Elevation Acute Coronary Syndrome Thrombolysis in Myocardial Infarction 36 (MERLIN-TIMI 36) randomized controlled trial.
Antianginal and cardioprotective effects of Terminalia arjuna, an indigenous drug, in coronary artery disease.
Ranexa is indicated for the treatment of chronic angina in patients who have not achieved an adequate response with other antianginal drugs, and should be used in combination with amlodipine, beta-blockers or nitrates.