"Calcium Channel Blockers" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
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A class of drugs that act by selective inhibition of calcium influx through cell membranes or on the release and binding of calcium in intracellular pools. Since they are inducers of vascular and other smooth muscle relaxation, they are used in the drug therapy of hypertension and cerebrovascular spasms, as myocardial protective agents, and in the relaxation of uterine spasms.
|Calcium Channel Blockers
- Calcium Channel Blockers
- Calcium Antagonists, Exogenous
- Exogenous Calcium Blockaders
- Blockaders, Exogenous Calcium
- Calcium Blockaders, Exogenous
- Calcium Channel Blocking Drugs
- Exogenous Calcium Inhibitors
- Inhibitors, Exogenous Calcium
- Calcium Inhibitors, Exogenous
- Exogenous Calcium Antagonists
- Antagonists, Exogenous Calcium
- Channel Blockers, Calcium
- Blockers, Calcium Channel
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