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Nisoldipine

Introduction: Nisoldipine

Description of Nisoldipine

Nisoldipine: A dihydropyridine calcium channel blocking agent. Nisoldipine inhibits the transmembrane influx of extracellular calcium ions into myocardial and vascular smooth muscle cells, causing dilatation of the main coronary and systemic arteries and decreasing myocardial contractility. This agent also inhibits the drug efflux pump P-glycoprotein which is overexpressed in some multi-drug resistant tumors and may improve the efficacy of some antineoplastic agents. (NCI04)
Source: Diseases Database

Nisoldipine: A dihydropyridine calcium channel antagonist that acts as a potent arterial vasodilator and antihypertensive agent. It is also effective in patients with cardiac failure and angina.
Source: MeSH 2007

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Hierarchical classifications of Nisoldipine

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