Procardia

Definitions of Procardia
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n calcium blocker (trade name Procardia); appears to increase the risk of recurrent heart attacks

Synonyms:
nifedipine
Type of:
calcium blocker, calcium-channel blocker
any of a class of drugs that block the flow of the electrolyte calcium (either in nerve cell conduction or smooth muscle contraction of the heart); has been used in the treatment of angina or arrhythmia or hypertension or migraine

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