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Angina Pectoris

Angina Pectoris: Introduction

Angina Pectoris: Variant of Angina Pectoris, where episodic chest pain occurs without exertion or provocation, due to a transient spasm of a coronary artery; more common in women. More detailed information about the symptoms, causes, and treatments of Angina Pectoris is available below.

Symptoms of Angina Pectoris

  • "Crushing", "tight", "gripping" type chest pain - may be mild/dull to severe in intensity
  • Pain in central chest or behind sternum
  • Pain radiating down left arm, to jaw, neck or shoulder with or without associated chest pain
  • Pain begins while patient is at rest
  • Sweating
  • more symptoms...»

Treatments for Angina Pectoris

  • Calcium antagonist medications eg verapamil, diltiazem
  • Nitrates eg Glyceryl trinitrate (GTN)
  • Vasodilators eg Nicorandil
  • more treatments...»

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Causes of Angina Pectoris

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Definitions of Angina Pectoris:

Recurring thoracic pain or discomfort which occurs when a part of the heart does not receive enough blood; usually caused by exertion or excitement. - (Source - Diseases Database)


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