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Verapamil: a drug (trade names Calan and Isoptin) used as an oral or parenteral calcium blocker in cases of hypertension or congestive heart failure or angina or migraine
Source: WordNet 2.1
Verapamil: A phenylalkylamine calcium channel blocking agent. Verapamil 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
Verapamil : calcium channel blocker that dilates coronary arteries and decreases myocardial oxygen demand.
Count: Verapamil is listed as a: treatment for 2 conditions; alternative treatment for 0 conditions; preventive treatment for 2 conditions; research treatment for 0 conditions.
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